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Photography Merging with Art Merging with Photography

Read about Photography Merging with Art Merging with Photography by Thomas Boldt.  Art is both incredibly forgiving and incredibly strict. When a new medium is invented and forges its way into the limelight, the so-called art world isn't always at its most receptive. There are still those who believe that art reached its pinnacle with the European Old Masters, and that anything created since…
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The Meditative Art of Ivan Peries

The Meditative Art of Ivan Peries is a blog post by Ana Brdar about the Sri Lankan artist. The ’43 Group was a Sri Lankan school of painting which yielded its most significant works during the 1940s and 1950s. It is regarded as one of the most influential art movements in Asia at the time, and it’s credited with shaping the contemporary Sri Lankan art scene as we know it today. The key…
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Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Read what Thomas Boldt has to say on Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. Few of us can hope to have an artistic career that takes us to the world stage. Fewer still can hope to transcend generation gaps and delight the modern gallery-going public with a body of work that spans 65 years, but that's exactly what Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is doing this year. After being named one of the most…
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Nori Elahim

Immortalizing Wisdom in Arabic Calligraphy

“And God said “Love Your Enemy,” and I obeyed him and loved myself.” Is a famous quote by the writer, poet and visual artist, Gibran Khalil Gibran; and one of the many quotes that Nori Elhami has curated in her art. Nori Elhami is a Fine Arts Major who works mainly in exquisite calligraphy with metallic and gemstones inspired theme. Her work is associated with lifestyle and luxury.…
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Our Visit to the Sharjah Art Foundation

Our visit to the Sharjah Art Foundation was planned only to see the Yayoi Kusama exhibition (what an opportunity!), not because one didn’t want to see the other work on display but just that one didn’t know about it or frankly too much about the foundation itself other than its general location (possibly our ignorance more than anything else). We got there is bit earlier than the 4pm…
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Alfiya Inamdar

Alfiya Looks Through A Window

Alfiya Looks Through A Window takes us on a pictorial journey of the vision the artist had in creating her painting and she shares with us her thoughts and inspiration for Through A Window."As cliché  as it sounds, my ultimate dream would be to visit the Eiffel Tower and experience it as a whole. While painting 'Through A Window' I was trying to portray my vision to everyone out there, a window…
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Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas

I was invited Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas last Thursday to view her latest work in progress. Of course I accepted immediately as I knew it was going to be a wonderful opportunity to see not just the piece spoken of above but also the rest of the work by this incredible artist. Nissa Riyas, based in Dubai is a self-taught artist with a very varied but distinctive style. Having observed…
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