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 and artist cannot be confined, they emerge together to write the legends.’ Kolkata-based artist Swapan Seth is heading towards writing such legend with his talent and art skills. The 72-year-old musician, painter, and sculptor is not merely restricted to any art gallery or music album, in fact in his case, he has been travelling to various cities across India to perform on the streets...
Swans and seagulls are not easily found in many cities, but Italian graffiti artist Eron has brought a flock of swans to the walls of San Clemente, Italy. This talented artist beautifully transforms boring city walls into 3D mural masterpieces, portraying a sequence of birds in dynamic in-flight poses. These ethereal bird murals appear so realistic, you’ll definitely have to look twice.
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.
Auto rickshaw, also known as tuk-tuk in some parts of the world, is a very common mode of commuting in India. However, how far have you travelled in an auto rickshaw – maximum 50 km to 100 km? But an Indian engineer, Naveen Rabelli, has crossed all the boundaries and drove a solar-powered auto rickshaw over 14,000 kilometres from India to London. He started this...
Don’t be fooled by this colourful picture, it is not painted using water colours. It is actually a beautiful thread painting by Meko Gelashvili, a 23-year-old Georgia-based embroidery artist. She is a very skilled needlewoman, who defines herself as an embroidery lover and often paints stunning landscapes using needle and thread.