Art / Artists
In view of Swachh Bharat Mission promoted by Honourable Prime Minister, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has taken an initiative to turn scrap material into artistically beautiful sculptures. The Spirit of Vadodara: Sculpture Camp 2017 is an effort to bring city artists together on one platform to create artworks out of waste, keeping art and cultural heritage of the Vadodara city in mind.
Art / Offbeat
Every automotive enthusiast must have seen the Hollywood movie Transformers. In the sci-fi flick, you can see iconic cars such as Camaro, Hummer, Ferrari, etc. changing shapes and transforming into huge robots (Autobots). But have you ever wondered that if the movie was made in Bollywood what cars they would have included? Well, not sure about you but Anirudh Singh Shekhawat, a concept artist from...
Art / Artists / DIY / Featured
After enjoying our favourite beverages, we usually toss paper cups into a garbage bin. But Kolkata-based 23-year-old artist, Joyeeta Bose, look at them as unique canvases to display her creativity. Her artwork is a contrast of creating something of great detail on an object that’s so disposable and valueless. And, this makes her creations even more fascinating.
Art / Artists
Valay Shende, India-based video artist and sculptor, often highlights the problems plaguing contemporary urban society through his artwork. For the 14th edition of Firenze4Ever, a charity art auction gala in Florence, he created a huge gold ‘Teddy Bear,’ which was sold for whopping 22,000 Euros. The proceeds of the auction are directed towards aiding those who are affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
Art / Featured / Tattoos
Are you a tattoo lover who also admires historical artworks? If yes, then you’re surely going to admire these museum-worthy tattoos that are paying tribute to some of the iconic works of art history. Probably Picasso, Da Vinci, or Van Gogh comes to your mind when you think some of the world-renowned artists. Keeping the famous artwork alive, people are recreating historic art pieces in...
To express yourself as an artist it is not necessary to indulge in a tedious art form. You can gracefully express your art by simply having an out-of-the-box thinking. HuskMitNavn, a Danish artist, works with his divergent approach and gives life to the paper pieces. His simple yet cleverly approached amalgamation of 2D and 3D with paper folding technique makes his art stand out from...
Art / Design
Etsy, an e-commerce website for niche artisan goods, recently got an artistic renovation at their headquarter in New York. Being a huge supporter of handmade goods merchants, the company wanted their office interior to boast something creative and handcrafted like Rope Lace Artwork. So, they commissioned Slovenian architect and designer Manca Ahlin, who has beautifully given a new home to Slovenia’s famous lace tradition at...
Art / Design / Handicraft
Pottery or poetry by hands… Have you ever wondered where the diyas that light up your home during festivals, the kulhad (earthenware cup) in which your tea tastes the best, the earthen piggy bank in which you used to save pennies for candies come from? Well, it’s the Kumhar Gram (Prajapati Colony) in Uttam Nagar, Delhi where these useful earthen objects are made.
Art / Featured
The Indian Railways is one of the busiest modes of transportation in the world carrying over 30 million passengers daily. But sadly most railway stations in India are chaotic, unhygienic and unorganized. To change that forever in Mumbai, ‘Hamara Station, Hamari Shaan’ initiative brought around 25,000 artists together to transform around 36 railway stations into colourful art galleries in a week.
Art / Design / Featured
Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, is an iconic symbol of love that Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built for his wife. Now more than three-and-a-half centuries later, Albert Pascal Shaine, a French prisoner in Maharajganj, UP jail has beautifully recreated the model of Taj Mahal using matchsticks. Replacing the coldness of marble with a warmer material, ‘wood,’ this miniature replica of...