Archive for February, 2016

Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’: A Review

Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’: A Review

Monica Arora points out how artists, particularly in the Indian sub-continent, a region in the spotlight at the recently concluded edition of the India Art Fair 2016, are deploying their art as a medium to bring to fore issues and concerns afflicting contemporary society. Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’ is a vital link in the chain.
Review of the Shilpa Gupta Solo Show

Review of the Shilpa Gupta Solo Show

Shilpa Gupta's thought-provoking show at the Vadehra Art Gallery explores the sock-economic and political implications of the marginalised people living in Indo-Bangladesh enclaves.
The Business of Love and Intimacy

The Business of Love and Intimacy

Artists over the centuries have been inspired by the emotion of love and sensuality that is an integral part of human evolution. Monica Arora offers some interesting parables in the occurrence of Valentine's Day and Basant Panchmi occurring within days of each other and the whole business of love and intimacy.
Nudes Under State’s Gaze

Nudes Under State’s Gaze

The issue of censorship in art is not a new phenomenon, rather it has been going on since ages. This piece shed some light on the phenomenon that refuses to change...
The mystery behind success- Adult Colouring Books

The mystery behind success- Adult Colouring Books

The Art trend in 2015 took a controversial turn with the introduction of colouring books for adults that claimed to be Art Therapy. There have been prolonged discussions on how far this is true. Prapti Mittal examines...
Art and Law

Art and Law

The business of art with an eye on future investments needs to be studied and analysed with a clear mind and sharp eye considering the staggering volumes of fortunes at stake...
ARTSOME Diaries at The India Art Fair 2016

ARTSOME Diaries at The India Art Fair 2016

The entire ARTSOME Team, helmed ably by the young and vivacious Director Anubha Jain, was full of enthusiasm, verve and zest at The India Art Fair 2016. Presenting the ARTSOME Diaries for IAF 2016...