Staying in with Mario de Miranda

With his sharp wit and satirical yet sympathetic portrayals of daily life, Indian artist and cartoonist Mario de Miranda is the perfect companion during a lockdown. These illustrations coming up in our next StoryLTD auction, The World of Mario, are sure to add some humour to your walls, and are as relevant as ever to the strange times we’re living in. Bid on your favourite works on 20 April 2020 from the comfort of your home.

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5 Ways to View Amazing Art Online

As the ongoing pandemic across the world ensures that most of us are confined to our couches, the art world is finding creative ways to deal with the situation. Since we can’t go to museums, galleries or fairs, they are being brought to us instead. Here are our top five recommendations for art that you can view safely and virtually.

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Textiles from Sindh: Q&A with Nasreen Askari

The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh (Paul Holberton, November 2019) is a forthcoming publication on the rich textile legacy of the Sindh region in Pakistan. Through vivid photographs and in-depth essays, the book explores the history, techniques, stitches and motifs of these craft traditions, which are among the oldest in South Asia.

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Drawing from Literature and Legend: 4 Inspired Paintings

Four works from Saffronart’s upcoming Evening Sale in New Delhi on 20 September which draw upon themes and characters from folk tales, mythology and history.

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Gazing at the Sea

Can’t get away this weekend? Don’t fret. We bring you three seascapes by eminent Indian artists to lose yourself in. These tranquil works will go on auction at Saffronart’s upcoming Evening Sale in New Delhi on 20 September.

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