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A Madurai Boy Sells His Paintings For ₹50,000 and Donates Them to Charity
Rithun Kunal celebrated on December 27, his seventh birthday. His parents on the same day evening organized in their house lawn a surprise gathering. There were friends and acquaintances to see his 50 paintings that Rithun had drawn in the lockdown 8
Indian Thanjavur Painting Acclaimed Artist Ramanujam Passes Away
L. Ramanujam, 76, passed away in Srirangam. He was an acclaimed teacher and practitioner of Thanjavur painting. He has trained more than 2000 students in Thanjavur painting offering a certificate course.  He is a 2014 lifetime achievement award recipient from the Tamil Nadu government. He focused on imparting his skill to support home-based employment. Ramanujam learned painting and photography as an adolescent in 1962 and was self-employed. He undertook orders and conducted classes at his Sri Ranga Tanjore Art Gallery located on Amma Mandapam Road. He...
500 Year Old Leonardo Da Vinci Stolen Painting Seizes Italian Police
A 500-year-old painting is returned to the museum. It was discovered in a flat in Italy. The museum staff was not aware this painting had been stolen. The painting was a copy of Salvator Mundi was painted by Leonardo da Vinci. It was found in Naples in a bedroom cupboard on Saturday.  It is believed that this was a copy that was painted by one of the students of da Vinci. The owner of the flat was 36-year-old and was arrested on suspicion grounds for receiving stolen goods, confirmed by police. The finding of this painting was a brilliant operation of...
Lexus Car Art Contest announces winners - Decoration with Paper Petals
Any automobile aficionado, especially a Lexus fan, is aware the company promotes its car focusing its design and creativity. It is all about craftsmanship and art.  The Zen Garden is the attraction that infers the Japanese classical meditation garden. It is a masterpiece that won the car design contest among the six other submissions. It was submitted in Valencia, Spain by Clap Studio. Jordi Iranzo and Angela Montagud, the winning artists presented the key qualities of UX’s technology, innovation, design, and detail. Last year, a British tattoo artist...
Dufys Electricity Fairy the largest Painting in the world receives a debonair in Paris
The Electricity Fairy is one of Dufy’s incredible paintings in 600 square feet. It is a colorful marvel chosen for Heritage experiences. It sounded to be Dufy’s new imagination and became the biggest hit as his most remarkable works.  Duffy took to revealing the classical time of the 1930s recalling the story of light and how daily life was affected. The painting features Dufy’s favorite flock of birds and sailing boats, bringing out a changing landscape. Blooming out the painting reads intertwining history and mythology keeping with warm...
Vikas Joshi Artist in Ludhiana stamp his mark in India Book of Records
Vikas Joshi, a Ludhiana resident, is a passionate artist, and his painting forays in the India Book of Records. He is an investor by profession.  In the lockdown months, Vikas Joshi rediscovered his talent and made use of it in his spare time. It was a hard time for everyone and Joshi constructively used this difficult phase following his passion. The result is his oil painting ‘Parineeti’ has created its way to enter the India Book of Records.  The oil painting took Joshi over five months to complete. It received its recognition. The oil...
Pioneers in Terracotta handicrafts and Home Decor items by Rural Indian Artisans
Handlooms and handicrafts in India relate to heritage. Despite social and economic significance, the ground for the Indian handloom industry was taking a side-step. Fortunately, today’s young minds, Ranodeep Saha, initiated a start-up, Rare Planet focused on the uplifting of rural artisans. He launched in 2017 while he was pursuing from IIT, Kalyani his BTech degree. Rare Planet is on a mission to provide employment to millions of rural Indian artisans and to elevate Indian handicrafts indigenous worldwide. Vijay Kumar, in 2019 joined as co-founder of the...
Easy to Verify the Authenticity of Paintings using New Tools
Usually, historians and well-learned art collectors can quickly tell whether the painting is real or fake, but a Russian modern art called avant-garde seems tricky. When the museum in Cologne decided to research avant-garde, the complexity of proving its authenticity unfolded. To find the originality of the painting, the museum has to appoint a separate scientific group. Later through the research, it was revealed that out of 49 artworks, 22 were not authentic. Various new techniques were used to tell the authenticity of the avant-garde paintings. Some popular...
Painting: Autodesk Sketchbook is an amazing painting software which will be suitable for both emerging and professional artists, architects, concept designers and other creative artists. Artists can create stunning illustrations and designs with the ease of technology and less paint mess at work place. It's easy to carry your sketchbook, so you can be a creative designer at all times. Autodesk Sketchbook Painting Software is compatabile in Windows, Mac, iOS and Android devices. It's preloaded with 140 brushes and if you don't find your favourite brush, it has an...
Prairie Village Annual Art Competition Winners Announced
The Prairie Village Arts Council has announced the 2020 State of the Arts winners. For the last 13 years, State of the Arts has served as the council’s premiere art show of the year. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic brought on some challenges to navigate. Grace Roberts won best in show for her coloured pencil piece entitled ‘The Secret Garden’, while the People’s choice award went to Roland Escalona’s coloured pencil, pen and link drawing entitles, ‘Close Quarters’. Overall, there were 450 submissions from local,...
Painting: Rebelle is a poweful and useful paint software which has been creating waves in the art industry. Now with the launch of Rebelle 3, artists can create authentic digital paintings, which can be created using any of the techniques like oil painting, watercolors, acrylic and the result is similar to those of the traditional hand paintings. According to Rebelle,"is a one-of-a-kind paint software that lets you create realistic watercolor, acrylic, wet and dry media artwork, using real-world color blending, wet diffusion and drying". Rebelle paint software is...
As the extraordinary year of 2020 comes to a close, one of the unifying sentiments that gripped the world has been that of gratitude for everyday joy. As a nod to the theme, Delhi-based art gallery DAG, unveils its exhibition The World Will Go On: A Gratitude Sale, a tribute to the simplicity of nature, culture and mythology. One of the featured painters and award-winning artist, Manu Parekh, elaborates on the concept of the event, “Institutions need to carry on their work even–or especially–when times are bad, since art is something beyond...
Books became the most sought after recreation in 2020, thanks to the pandemic which shut people inside their houses. Reading books introduces us to an entirely different perspective of life and connects us to different people and ideas. The classical art works, drawing tips or behind the scenes craft of an animation, be it any kind, the artist gets greater knowledge through reading a proper art book. The art book collectives shared in our post will inspire and educate you if you happen to be an artist with a creative mind. Here we share some of the latest and...
Digital Art: Dada.nyc is the first digital art marketplace where artists can protect their artworks through blockchain. If you want to buy from this digital art marketplace, you need to have Ethereum cryptocurrency. This halloween 100s of digital art and illustrations by several artists around the world were available for purchase. You can also find limited edition digital art which range from rare artworks to very common artworks. Ethereum cryptocurrency is the new trend to buy artworks online. Imagine you have a very rare print on hand every time your artwork...
Toyota Dream Car Art Contest – 2020 invites entries upto 31 January 2021
Contest Closed
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The Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest invites youth ages 4-15 to imagine all the interesting and cool things a car could do, draw that unique concept and enter it for a chance to win prizes. Flying cars, underground passages, space exploration or magnificent beasts: No idea is off limits. But there are some rules. The original illustrations must be done on paper using coloured pencils, crayons, markers and/or paint (any kind). No digital tools or elements may be used. All submissions must be accompanied by a completed entry form signed by a parent or...
Exhibition Closed
G94J+RP Berlin, Germany
* Entry Fee: $6.55
Yayoi Kusama is one of the world famous Japenese artist. Her art installations with specific set of patterns is one of the favorites in the art industry. She is 65 years old and for the past 35 years she has been setting up beautiful art installations. Her infinity mirror art installation a collection of her past 35 years work will be set up in Germany for public view. The art installation exhibition will start on September 4 2020 and end on January 17, 2021. Timings Wed - Mon : 10:00 - 19:00hrs Tues is closed. Price Until March 26(Early bird offers): regular $...