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#ThrowbackToday: To ascertain the identity of Mona Lisa, experts extracted DNA from a tomb!

Yes, this happened. In today's #TBT, we tell you about the time when a tomb was opened to confirm that the lady in the painting Mona Lisa was indeed Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo

Published on 10th August 2021
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'Why must we bring politics into this as well?' The artist behind Orukudayil Oruma, that depicts Kerala's COVID-19 fight asks

The digital painting went viral on various social media platforms for representing Kerala's struggle to control the Coronavirus and also caused some controversy when it was politicised by an MLA

Published on 7th May 2020
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A Shakespeare tell-tale: This club in Chennai has an unique way to celebrate the playwright legend

Shakespeare Millennium club, that is organising an exhibition called 'Knowlegde is Everything', also conducts quizzes, painting competitions, cooking gigs and theme-based rangoli celebrations 

Published on 28th August 2017
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A stroke of brilliance: Anuja Sethi tells us the intricacies of getting a bird painting right

After the success of Shop with Tanuja, Tanuja Sethi's online portal has decided to start painting workshops too

Published on 5th April 2018
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Art of the heart: This Kerala girl's painting exhibition echoes a woman's pain

The exhibition, currently on at the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi art gallery in the city, features 60 paintings which depict the distress experienced by women due to different causes

Published on 21st April 2018
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Art teacher from Kumbakonam burns national flag over Cauvery dispute, arrested 

M Prabhu from Kumbakonam has been working as a painting teacher of a school. He alleged the Union Government has been depriving the rights of Tamil over sea, land.

Published on 2nd April 2018
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At 10, this boy drew a picture inspired by his mother. Months after her death, it made it to Kerala' Gender Budget Cover  

Anujath Sindhu Vinaylal is a 14-year-old artist from Thrissur. He tells us why his painting on mothers has been receiving praise from all around the world

Published on 26th February 2020
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At just 14, Kamakshi Gupta displayed her madhubani art in New Delhi. How cool!

A student of Modern School, Barakhamba Road, this class IX student exhibited as many as 25 paintings at the Convention Foyer of the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Published on 19th December 2019
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Bengaluru artist Varun Rao uses engineering techniques to make his pop culture portraits stand out. Here's how

This mechanical engineer is a self-taught artist and he uses the techniques of engineering to draw portraits — how cool is that?

Published on 29th May 2019
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Can't get enough of Claude Monet's waterlilies? Here's what makes them stand out

A close observation of his paintings will reveal that he did not compromise on even the tiniest detail. Each of the waterlilies in the ponds have their own reflections

Published on 5th August 2018
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Forty years later, this fine arts student creates a rage for Tanjore paintings on social media and it's the perfect retirement plan

This master of Tanjore has accepted over 1,200 paintings and portraits in the last four years and has created paintings up to six ft tall

Published on 26th October 2017
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Here's how Dhanalakota Sai Kiran and his family are giving a new spin to the 400-year-old art form of Cheriyal painting

It's time that Telangana embraces Cheriyal painting, the 400-year-old art form, more warmly. And especially those who are giving it their all to keep it alive. This is the tale of one such family

Published on 2nd September 2019
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Here's why Chitranka Chowdhury's products will always have a market, with or without social media

She uses oil enamel paints while painting on night lamp bottles for good finishing. She also intends to start conducting workshops as well since, "they are such a rage nowadays" she adds  

Published on 14th September 2019
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Hiccuped and how: Why you'll love this Christ University student's super-punny art and videos

Rashmi Patil speaks to budding artist Sharanya Eshwar who conveys powerful messages through her simple paintings and also posts some pun-intended videos on her YouTube channel

Published on 13th May 2020
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How Aninda Dey balances a day job while doing some killer charcoal paintings

Aninda Dey, a self-taught artist has created some unique charcoal paintings and exhibited them at Bengaluru's famous art exhibition, Chitra Santhe. He tells us why he chooses to paint using charcoal

Published on 10th February 2021

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