Art Forms of India
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India and its Art Forms

India is a land of varied culture, people and tradition. Not only the human element leads to this, but also the natural elements like geography and climate also have a hand in this. So as a result, not only the food and dressing habits of the people are different from …

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The lesser known Dance Styles
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The lesser known Dance Styles

Hip hop, salsa, contemporary, ballad, belly dancing, kathak, bharatnatyam are the first few dance styles that will come to one’s mind (especially in India) when asked about dance style. But it’s time to update the knowledge of dance styles by acquainting yourself with these truly amazing dance forms. Let’s get …

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Malgudi Musings: Simple, yet magical!
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Malgudi Musings| R K Narayan

R K Narayan is perhaps the most beloved Indian author of all times. It would be tough to find any book-lover in India who is not well acquainted with Narayan’s works. His creation of a fictitious Indian town, Malgudi in his major works remains etched in the memories of all …

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Art Attack
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Art Attack!!

There is this new phase of Art Attack on Facebook, the idea is to fill Facebook with a little art. The game is easy. Suppose it’s my Facebook wall and I have uploaded a picture. To anyone who “likes” that picture, I will be assigning an artist. All one needs …

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Impression elevated
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Impression elevated

“One can do something if one can see and understand it…” – Claude Monet The one of a kind, a history, the overwhelming artist of his time and a primary inspiration for the new art movement of impressionism. Also known as Claude Oscar Monet, he was the founder of French …

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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini
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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini

While most of us know about the master sculptor Michelangelo, little is known about the man who is regarded his worthy successor- Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It was not until I read Dan Brown’s book Angels and Demons that I came to know about this expert sculptor and architect, who invented …

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FASHION & POETRY: Words & Textiles
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FASHION & POETRY: Words & Textiles

The culmination of hard work and collabo- ration came to the release of the amazing works of Lady Tshawe and AnnieG. As they took their creative works to new heights making a new language of Words and Textile meet and inspire people and the community. Kwantuthu Arts managed to get …

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Let's make a Rangoli
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Let’s make a Rangoli

Diwali is known as one of the most pompous festivals. It is a festival of lights and joy, a pandemonium of a festival of festivities and moreover it is a festival that brings out the good in you. It practically brings out the good in you in every sense, right …

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VISUAL ART: A Beautiful Protest
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VISUAL ART: A Beautiful Protest

Born and raised Godfrey Gifford Makopa in Bulawayo in a family of five, attended my primary studies at 5 different schools and high school at Bulawayo Adventist High School. Godfrey then went to Mzilikazi School of the Arts in 2009 to 2011. The budding artist then moved to the Bulawayo …

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Get impressed by Impressionism
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Get impressed by Impressionism

Impressionism is a 19th century art movement, considered to be one of the earliest radically modern artistic movements in painting. It originally was started and perpetrated by a group of Paris-based artists, who were considered quite the radicals of their time, since they sought to deviate from the hitherto established …

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