I remember standing electrified with awe in Florence years ago taking in a sculpture titled Laocoon by 16th century artist Baccio Bandinelli. It was my first encounter with his work and I wondered why I hadn’t read about him in my art history class before. Working on an enormous scale seemed to fit the monumentality of […]
TheGreatNude.tv was roaming the floors of this behemoth of an Art Fair, seeking out the great nudes among the contemporary and modern art on display. This whirlwind tour by video takes you through the galleries showing paintings, drawings, sculptures and multi-media art works that feature the nude figure.
Nakha Chitra is not exactly a common term in the art world, with its roots in ancient Sanskrit, Nakha meaning fingernail, Chitra means art, and Nakhachitrakar means fingernail artist. Not as simple as embossing, this is a rare Indian art form in which there is a reverse process happening, not only with the image being […]