Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dayanita Singh – The Adventures of a Photographer

Medha Kapur of Saffronart shares a note on Dayanita Singh, one of India’s most influential photographers Mumbai: An artist best known for her photographs, Dayanita Singh lives and works in New Delhi and now also is partly based in Goa. Born in 1961, Singh … Continue reading

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Poetry and Painting: Krishna in the Mewar School of Indian Miniature Paintings

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores the significance of Krishna in the Mewar miniature painting tradition New York:  One of the most fascinating types of ancient painting is the Mewar school of Indian miniatures that continues to baffle viewers today with … Continue reading

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The Jina Parsvanatha Sculpture: A Study in Symbolism

Josheen Oberoi briefly explores the signs and meanings embedded in ancient Indian Jina sculptures New York: Jainism, one of the oldest faiths in India, is defined by its commitment to non-violence and a self-directed effort to attain enlightenment. The ‘Supreme … Continue reading

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Tarun Tahiliani on Shawls and Textiles

In conjunction with Saffronart’s Auction of Carpets, Rugs & Textiles and the collection Woven in Kashmir on The Story by Saffronart, Yamini Telkar of Saffronart speaks with designer Tarun Tahiliani about his collection and design aesthetics New Delhi:  Renowned fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani has always been popular … Continue reading

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The TAPI Collection of Indian Textiles: An Interview with Shilpa Shah

In conjunction with Saffronart’s Auction of Carpets, Rugs & Textiles and the collection Woven in Kashmir on The Story by Saffronart, Nishad Avari of Saffronart speaks with textile collector Shilpa Shah about the TAPI collection of Indian textiles, one of the finest … Continue reading

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Dazzling World Diamonds

Amy Lin of Saffronart shares a note on some significant and interesting diamonds New York: The saying “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” may not be literally true, but speaks about the ethos of these gems, and the charm and … Continue reading

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Poetry in Stone: Carved Screens from Sultanate and Mughal India

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on ‘Red Stone’, a two-gallery exhibition of ancient Indian carvings in London London: The Francesca Galloway and Sam Fogg galleries in London recently concluded a joint exhibition of exquisite Mughal perforated stone screens or ‘jalis’ titled ‘Red Stone: … Continue reading

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Of Carpets and Textiles

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on Jenny Housego’s engaging and interactive talk on carpets and textiles New Delhi: What was planned as a small and intimate gathering of people collected to hear Jenny Housego speak of her long association with carpets and … Continue reading

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Rathin Barman: The first Asian artist to Exhibit at deCordova Sculpture Park – II

Guest blogger, Diana Campbell  in a tête-à-tête with Prateek and Priyanka Raja of the Experimenter Gallery about Rathin Barman’s work that was exhibited in the Frieze Art Fair in New York followed by the deCordova Sculpture Park Mumbai: In my last … Continue reading

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Rathin Barman: The first Asian Artist to Exhibit at deCordova Sculpture Park

Guest blogger, Diana Campbell in conversation with the Rathin Barman about his work at the deCordova Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts Mumbai: In September 2012, deCordova Sculpture Park exhibited its first sculpture by an Asian artist, Rathin Barman’s Untitled, 2012, … Continue reading

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