CIMA Awards Winner 'Black Grave 2'

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West Bengal Artist Suman Chandra Wins CIMA Art Awards

The fourth CIMA Awards was announced on February 5, in which West Bengal artist Suman Chandra was declared the winner for his canvas titled 'Black Grave 2'. He received a trophy, Rs 5 lakh, and a solo show. Meanwhile, Sonal Varsheneya became the first runner-up for her work 'Kissa Goi'. "The art in CIMA Awards comes from the heart and soul of our country," said Rakhi Sarkar, CIMA Director.  

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 02:56 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: CIMA Art, Awards, Suman Chandra, West Bengal, artist

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Sand Art

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Sand Artist Recreates Famous Episodes Of Ramayana

To make an extravagant celebration of Diwali, construction of Ram Temple is ongoing. However, recreation of Bharat Milap, Ram, Laxman and Sita was done by a sand artist. Furthermore, the artist stated that he chose this form of art as his parents could not afford art tools. "I have a dream of making the world's largest sand art," said the artist while having a talk with ANI.

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 01:08 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Sand art, artist, Art and Culture, Ram mandir Ayodhya, India

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BTS Gets Nominated For 'Artist Of The Year' At American Music Awards 2021

For the first time, K-pop band BTS has been nominated for "Artist of the Year" at the 2021 American Music Awards (AMA). BTS was nominated for three awards on October 28: "Artist of the Year," "Favorite-Pop-Duo-or-Group," and "Favorite Pop Song." It is the first time an Asian artist has been… read-more

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 10:02 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: BTS, American Music Awards, artist, K-POP, Artist of the year

Courtesy: ANI

Manveer Singh with his art

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Delhi Artist Makes Art From 250 Kgs Of Plastic To Raise Awareness

An Indian artist made an eccentric art from 250 kgs of plastic waste that he gathered from his neighborhood. Delhi's Manveer Singh, who specializes in transforming waste into works of art, sends out a strong message through his craft. "In 2018, I decided to use my plastic waste as colors in my art and simultaneously create awareness among people via door-to-door waste collection," he said.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 03:27 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Manveer Singh, artist, Delhi, International Plastic Bag Free Day

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Kamini's Women (In Photo: Kamini Sinha)

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Kindness, Emancipation Go Hand-In-Hand For This Madhubani Artist

Kamini Sinha - an illustrious Sohrai and Madhubani artist from Ranchi - etched her name in the hearts of countless tribal women for her emancipatory act of kindness. Despite objections from in-laws over pursuing a career in the art, Kamini proved herself as an artist, besides imparting the skill to 100-plus tribal women for free. By creating and retailing novel designs at state-organised exhibitions, these women have now become self-… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 04:06 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Madhubani, sohrai, artist, tribal

Artist at Sahitya Kala Parishad

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AAP-led Delhi Govt Launches Fellowship Scheme To Encourage Artists

To provide an opportunity for artists to exhibit their talent, Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on January 15 launched "Street Theatre and Performing Arts Fellowship" scheme. Started by the Sahitya Kala Parishad, the scheme has selected around 500 artists from theatre, music, dance and fine arts. Under the scheme, the artists will be trained by experts and will do live performances at various places to popularize the music, art and culture.… read-more

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 12:39 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Delhi, artist, Manish Sisodia, Sahitya Kala Parishad

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Srinagar Assembles Workshop To Boost Art Of Calligraphy

Srinagar Smart City Limited has arranged a three-day workshop and an exhibition for basic calligraphy classes to embrace the art. Srinagar Assistant Commissioner Harvinder Singh said, "The motive was to attract young kids to the art form. We organised this program to nurture that talent." Instructors stated the program would encourage people to learn it. The participants urged the district administration to arrange more events like this.

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 03:53 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: calligraphy, artist, Srinagar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Acid Attack Survivors

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Laxmi Foundation Organises An Exhibition To Empower Acid-Attack Survivors

Aiming to empower the acid-attack survivors, the Laxmi Foundation NGO organized an exhibition ‘Mitti Handprints’ in national capital Delhi. Over 100 of survivors-turned-artists, gathered at the exhibition showed their skills creating artistic things. Manisha Prajapati, one among the survivors said such exhibitions will help us improve our skills and further fetch livelihood for them. Laxmi Agarwal, the founder of NGO stated that they hope to… read-more

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 02:30 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Acid Attack, artwork, mitti products, artist, Laxmi Foundation, Mud creations, Laxmi Agarwal

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

9-year-old Madhu Kumar

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Inspiring: 9-year-old Boy Without Limbs Creates Artworks With Mouth

What could be called as an inspiring incident, a 9-year-old Telangana boy, who had lost his hands and legs in an accident, is making beautiful paintings from his mouth. The boy, Madhu Kumar, hails from Medak district and had met the accident September last year. However, within six months of the accident, Madhu started creating artworks. He was guided to make sketches by wielding a paintbrush in his mouth by artist Dr Samudra Harsha.

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Positivity, Telangana, artist, Disabled

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Neha Singh Bags World Record For Largest Spice Painting

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Neha Singh Bags Guinness Record For Largest Painting Made With Spice

Neha Singh, a student of Vedic sciences at the Banaras Hindu University has made a Guinness World record for making the world's largest painting using expired spices and natural colours. A resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district, Neha made the 62.72 sq metres painting titled as ‘Moksh ka Vriksh’ - Tree of Salvation. The painting recognized by Guinness Records broke the earlier record of 588.56 sq feet.

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 05:10 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Guinness World Records, artist, Neha Singh, Ballia, Spice Painting, Banaras Hindu University

Courtesy: NDTV