Artist spotlight

Sandhya Sethu, the girl with a tiger heart

I came across Sandhya Sethu last month at the Showcase Gallery in Dubai. It was my first time returning to a gallery space since March with COVID-19 dramatically changed the way we engage with art through a shift to online portals from traditional physical spaces. Showcase represents primarily underrepresented artists. Coming across Sandhya’s work by …

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Harleen Kaur’s Art of History

Harleen Kaur’s Art of History Harleen Kaur’s practice is characterised primarily by the memories of her childhood and the waves of nostalgia that they bring forward. Her love for the past, both personal and general, is woven intrinsically into her largely abstract works. Below is my interview that explores the diverse influences that have shaped …

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Pallavi Singh tells us what Hindu mythology teaches us about metrosexuality

Pallavi Singh (B. 1988) received a BFA and subsequently a MFA in painting from the College of Art, Delhi. The only university she applied to for her undergraduate studies, her razor-sharp focus is a trait that characterises her practice even today. One of the first and possibly only female artists to focus solely on the …

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Sustaining a market in non-Western art in the West, through coronavirus and beyond…

By Harry Hutchison, Director, Aicon Gallery, New York, USA At Aicon Art we specialize in modern and contemporary non-Western art with a special focus on South Asia. In the past we were highly focused on Indian and Pakistani artists, but over the past five years have broadened our horizons to encompass artists from Africa, the …

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Prints and multiples: the push you need to start your collection

“I want to be a machine”, said one of the most famous printmakers in the world, Andy Warhol. His silkscreen prints are the works that are most frequently associated with his career. Prints do have the potential for investment returns like other ‘unique’ works. In the late 1940s and 1950s Picasso and Matisse both dabbled …

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Voices of Women: lessons learnt from curating a women’s exhibition

Women have been historically and consistently under-represented in the arts, this is not a statement that surprises anyone. However, the just how staggering these discrepancies between men and women in art is what is truly shocking. SaatchiArt recently revealed that only 14% of the living artists represented by galleries today are women. Works by Kanchan …

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