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The warrior Goddess, the Adi Parashakti, Devi Durga is the epitome of strength and protection for all. Devi Durga is the mother goddess who is always willing to unleash her displeasure against the wrong. With the season of Navratri, it is now the time to celebrate and worship the divine power. Navratri is often a remarkable and vibrant experience filled with prayers, energy, food and fun.

Durga Pooja is celebrated ...

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BRING A SPLASH OF COLOURS THIS HOLI WITH THE BEST HOLI PAINTINGS

Whenever we talk about the festival of colours, Holi, a visual of bombarding reds, blues, greens, purples and yellows come to mind. The festival brings the country together as a big canvas with colours exploding at every inch of it.

 

Holi is celebrated as the arrival of spring which is celebrated across India as well as Nepal. With Holi, there come t...

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As the great pioneer of art Pablo Picasso said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Likewise, the digital age has dawned upon us, and if you are still waiting for the annual art exhibitions to come around, you are surely letting your masterpiece accumulate dust on its fine details. There were times when would moon over the overtly scrupulous sculptures and respiratory painting in some heritage museum, but we adopted! And with it, our style, imagination and (not to mention) our defining strokes...

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Summary: Indian art history dates back to around 2500 BC. Different factors have inspired artists in India to paint. Indian paintings were often inspired by spirituality and sensuality, making it stand out in terms of content and aesthetics, an aspect that is appreciated even today.

The history of Indian art is almost as old as its civilisation. Indian art is considered to have originated during the peak of the Indus Valley Civilization, somewhere around 2500 BC. Indian paintings during the time were often inspi...

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MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR HAPPIER WITH GALLERIST!!!

 

The New Year brings new possibilities and opportunities to forget the past and venture into something new. With the same belief, Gallerist wishes all our artists a happy and delightful New Year. We hope that this year will bring the colours of happiness to your lives as the artists bring them on the canvas. To all the artists associated with us, we wish that this year brings more joy to you and pleasure in your art.

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MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR HAPPIER WITH GALLERIST!!!

The New Year brings new possibilities and opportunities to forget the past and venture into something new. With the same belief, Gallerist wishes all our artists a happy and delightful New Year. We hope that this year will bring the colors of happiness to your lives as the artists bring them on the canvas. To all the artists associated with us, we wish that this year brings more joy to you and pleasure in your art.

 

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MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR HAPPIER WITH GALLERIST

The New Year brings new possibilities and opportunities to forget the past and venture into something new. With the same belief, Gallerist wishes all our artists a happy and delightful New Year. We hope that this year will bring the colours of happiness to your lives as the artists bring them on the canvas. To all the artists associated with us, we wish that this year brings more joy to you and pleasure in your art.

Spreading happiness through art is not an eas...

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Right from childbirth, an infant gets quite effortlessly attracted to objects of bright colors and shapes and hence tries to grab and sense their beauty. This is his first venture into understanding art.

As the infant grows into a toddler and then a teenager, he develops better understanding, sharpened senses and becomes more aware of shapes, colors and objects in nature. He then takes the next step by trying to scribble or imitate these aspects through illustrations on paper, canvas, or by craft and sculpture.

Later a...

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ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF WARLI PAINTING !

White geometrical patterns constituting to form the figures and forms which are often adorned with red and yellow dots and lines are known as Warli Paintings. The popularity and distinction of Warli can be extracted from the fact that they have been made for long in India.

Originating from the Warli Tribe in Maharashtra, the tribe keeps itself di...

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WHAT IS MODERN PAINTING?

The modern art celebrated today for its uniqueness and contemporary aesthetics took over a century to gain this popularity. The early stages of the modern period of art observed the loss of popularity of traditional styles while initiating charming aesthetical blend to the paintings. One of the greatest innovations proved to be the birth of abstract art alongside the ordinary daily life features i...

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“Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. As the sun colours flowers, so does art colour life.”- Jugnu Bakshi

About Myself:

I am a self-taught artist from Haryana, who is finally pursuing her passion of creating images with colors, after many years of teaching schoolchildren. I've always been awed by nature - with trees, flowers, birds and mountains - and ...

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UNVEIL THE SENSE OF ABSTRACT PAINTINGS

Standing in front of a painting, if you ever realize that the thought put behind is beyond the tangible, it is abstract art which has made its way all from the back of the mind of an artist and freed itself from his intuitions onto the canvas.

One can precisely elucidate that abstract art is a form of art that exists in ideas only without having any concrete existence. It is the artist’s way of rep...

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WHAT ARE MINIATURE PAINTINGS?

With paintings tracing back to the Neolithic age, the miniature paintings we know today took form during the 17th century AD in the Western Indian Himalayas. Having the significant influence of mural paintings, miniature paintings were initially done on palm leaves which further developed onto paper. The prominent themes are Krishna Lila, Mayika Bheda, Ritu Chitra, Raga Ragi...

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When you are at home, the living room is a place where you would be spending most of your time. In some way, the living room can be considered as a mirror of your persona as it defines ‘you’. Hence, you take utmost care when you are considering to decorate your living room; you might not prefer to be very minimalistic and also do not want the room to be overfull with items that might not look good in your place. The ambience of the room should be relaxing and you might want to consider https://www.gallerist.in/paintin...

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With the different art forms available today, it is really difficult for a layman to get a grip on the different aspects that are related to art. Through this article, we try to educate art lovers on what Contemporary or Modern Art is?

 

So, what is Contemporary or Modern Art?  This term is used to describe the art that is produced during current times (& continues to be) and by artists living today. This was easy to understand, wasn&rsq...

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The right work can really go to great lengths in ensuring that your space gets the right vibes. However, picking up the perfect artwork for your room can be a pretty daunting task. Be it the price, the medium, the art type, etc. Each and every aspect of an artwork can make you drop the idea. We, in this article help you solve this dilemma.

Decorating the bedroom might seem like an easy job but it’s a more difficult and complex project than you might think. Each thing that goes in the interior of a bedroom creates energy ar...

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When you plan to buy a house you take factors like ventilation, locality, amenities, etc. into consideration. Along with suggestions from friends, colleagues, elders; there are many house owners who also take Vastu Shastra tips. Vastu paintings are known to bring posivity in one's life.According to Vastu, placement of items in your house in specific directions matter a lot since they are all connected to ‘eternal energy levels’ and can bring peace & prosperity in your life. Your life begins to change when you are in a ...

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Indian painting as an art form has existed for several years and it is evident from the different cave paintings, sculptures, etc. They are considered a beautiful representation of Indian culture, traditions, values, and its traces can be dated back to pre-historic times. With the advent of modernization, Indian art has adapted to new styles but the inherent character is still at the core and hence the audience can easily connect to the sentiments of any painting. Whether i...

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#1 Seven Running horses painting for Vastu
Running horses are associated with speed, power and success. In this busy world where everyone wants to be successful, speed plays an important role. As per Vastu and Feng Shui hanging seven running horses painting  towards the main door entrance, leads to more success and power in life as well as profession.

#2 Horses painting as an investment
Investing in painti...

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Top 4 reasons to Buy Running Horses Painting:

#1 Vastu: Running horses are a symbol of power and prosperity. They bring accomplishment and productivity in most of the ventures.As per vastu and Feng Shui  hanging seven galloping horses painting towards the main door entrance, allows riches and fortunes to flow in without any hindrance. However it should not be placed in bed room or study room.

#2 Art to make your house look great:

Art can do more than bri...

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Top 4 reasons to Buy seven Running Horses Painting:

#1 Vastu: Running horses are a symbol of power and prosperity. They bring accomplishment and productivity in most of the ventures.As per vastu and Feng Shui  hanging seven galloping horses painting towards the main door entrance, allows riches and fortunes to flow in without any hindrance. However it should not be placed in bed room or study room.

#2 Art to make your house look great:

Art can do more th...

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India is a country known for its cultural diversity and that diversity can be observed in Indian religions, cuisines, languages, festivities, etc. When we talk about festivities, the image that immediately comes to mind is the pomp & fervor with which every festival is celebrated across different parts of India.

‘Gifting’ is one thing that is synonymous for every festival, irrespective of the festival that is celebrated. Finding a perfect gift is a daunting task and as the festive season approaches, so does the d...

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"Great ideas always come to people who have an open mindset since they have the urge to learn" – Mr. Joginder Chhatwal

Biography

Mr. J.K. Chhatwal was born on 21st August 1947 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. After thirteen days of his birth, his entire family migrated to Delhi, India.

He studied in the St. Anthony School in Delhi up to the 5th standard and rest of the schooling he did from the Government Higher Secondary School, Delhi. It was during his school ...

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"Canvas and colors are the love of my life and they are the best possible things that happened in my life, as that medium helped me to express my inner-self to the outside world" -  Nishant Mishra

My Biography

I am a 29 year-old self-taught artist and a doctor by profession. I was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to upper-middle class North Brahmin family. I completed my schooling from Varanasi and later moved to New Delhi for further studies where I completed M.B.B.S f...

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Painting is not just about painting your dreams or your nightmares; it’s also about painting your present - the reality. And figurative painting is all about that!

 

Figurative painting is the term, which came particularly in use since the arrival of abstract art to refer to artists that retain aspects of the real world as their subject matter, though in a general sense, figurative also applies retrospectively to all art before abstract art.

 

It is somet...

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Oil painting are considered a great means of creating enticing and realistic artwork. Oil painting as a medium is really appreciated today, but did you know that it was not prominent till the 19th century? Read the article for more.

 

The concept of Oil paintings is centuries old and an incredibly far reaching artistic practice. In layman’s terms, oil painting is a mixture of pigment, binder and thinner. While pigment is the colour element, the binder (oil) acts as a hold up for the pigmentations to add its ...

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Watercolor painting can be considered one of the most primitive types of painting; they are fun, they are cost-effective and give a lot of possibilities for creative self-expression. Watercolors are water-based and non-toxic, hence making it an ideal tool to teach painting to children. So, if you’re just a beginner or want to get your creative juices flowing, watercolor paintings are a great start! Watercolor being a versatile and flexible medium can yield a variety of results. Despite being a tricky medium to master, there are...

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“Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colours, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.”

— Wassily Kandinsky

 

Every story has either of the facets – closed-ended or open-ended.  While the former portrays an objective conclusion, the latter is left more to the imagination, being subjective in nature. Such is the nature of painting...

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As the name suggests, Landscape paintings are paintings with a wide view giving a feel of distance. An outdoor scene that evokes a sense of depth can be qualified as a landscape painting. It includes natural subjects like rivers, mountains, foliage etc. or even man-made structures such as buildings and monuments. Dr. James Fox, an art historian, beautifully imagines different landscapes around the world and believes that ‘landscape painting’ is our relationship to the natural world.

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Art is not only a means to express but also a skill that is widely appreciated and adored. Art in India has always thrown up some interesting talents who have gone on to leave an everlasting impression. Here’s a look at some of the upcoming artist who are bound to make a mark soon.

"I only give expression to the instincts from my soul." - Artist M. F. Husain

Art is a profession that has been in existence since ancient times. Just like a child who loves playing with colours, an artist expresses...

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For centuries, Lord Buddha paintings have been considered as a symbol of bills, prosperity, and wealth. This sentiment is echoed by both Hindus as well the Buddhists

Hindus as well as Buddhists have been considering the presence of Lord Buddha in their homes as a divine and spiritually enlightening for centuries. It encourages people to strive for the sense of peace and enlightenment, just the way the lord had done himself. 

There is also another reason people place the images of Lord Buddha in their home and...

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Raja Ravi Varma is indisputably one of the most famous amongst all Indian artists and is an Indian art legend. He is regarded as the Godfather of Modern Indian painting. When it comes to depiction of beauty of Indian women on the canvas, there is no other soul that can replace Raja Ravi Varma. Today, his paintings are nothing short of a national treasure. Even the modern day artists seem awestruck by the charisma of Ravi Varma paintings.

 

The Indian artist was born...

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Collecting art has drifted away from being just a hobby to a money churning business opportunity. With the economic boom in India, many have moved a notch higher in the economic affluence ladder. This has not only empowered them to explore their passion but also to invest in opportunities that could help them reap benefits in the future.

 

Art is one sector that has gained a lot from the economic boom and Indian Art Collectors are wasting no time in cashing i...

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You are an excellent painter, and you do not need to go the gallery path because you are simply tired of them having all the power, or maybe you have tried the galleries plus they've not worked for you. Here's what you need to sell your paintings online. People will not speak about you or what you do in case your work is not extraordinary. Having said that, many artists have started at different degrees of technique. In case your work is remarkable, if individuals are commenting and saying how fantastic it's, you probably have...

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Mixed Media art is a concept which was developed during the 20th century, post the period when modern artists began to bend the rules of traditional high arts such as Painting and sculpture. Mixed media art is well-known by both professional and hobby activities related to art.

Mixed media art signifies the use of different media in the creation of one work. Rather, it is a form of visual arts that makes used of multiple mediums say for example acrylic and watercolor or ink and watercolor etc. Mixed media art is not just limited...

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Figurative Paintings are those paintings that are able portray paintings as seen in the real world. During some periods artists have striven towards creating an effect of an illusion, with images that seem to extend the real, 3D space of the viewer. At other times they have striven for realism - an impression of social reality. Beyond that, there has been virtually no limitation on a figurative painting’s visual possibilities; it has only to succeed in presenting a universa...

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