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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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#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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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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“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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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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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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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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