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Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
Nelson Mandela, the leader of the anti-Apartheid resistance in South Africa, and one of the political icons of the 20th century, passed away last week. He was a key catalyst in bringing South Africa a measure of social and racial justice, writes Anthony Sampton
A work by modern painter Zao Wou-ki sold for $12.47 million last week at Sotheby's first major auction in China, breaking the record for the artist's work set earlier this year in Hong Kong. The record-breaking cover lot, Zao Wou-Ki's Abstraction was estimated to be worth $5.74-$7.39 million. The final price of sale reported by Sotheby's was $14.72 million. Turner Prize for Laure Prouvost A French-born artist living in London, who combines digital imagery for the "Instagram generation" with atmospheric installations, has been named the surprise winner of the Turner Prize for 2013. Laure Prouvost, 35, was handed the UK's most prestigious award for contemporary art as well as a £25,000 cheque, at the ceremony in Derry-Londonderry despite being made the outsider by the bookies. The mixed-media artist, who has lived in L
Manifestos for the artistic zeitgeist
NIDHI GUPTA | 7th Dec
Re-reading history with Mughal miniatures
Tanushree Bhasin | 7th Dec
The photograph as a work of art: Conquering with images
Nirmala Govindarajan | 7th Dec
The Rising Million
Abhirup Dam | 30th Nov
Tanushree Bhasin | 30th Nov
In art, the woman, all over the world, has been celebrated as the mother, or alternatively the lustful devil. Seeking to break these binaries, Galleri...
Classical kitsch: Art of the commons?
Mahima Dayal | 30th Nov
Abhirup Dam | 23rd Nov
When one walks through the multi-zonal display of Atul Dodiya's latest exhibition at the NGMA, titled Experiments with Truth: Atul Dodiya, Works 1981-...
ARJUN S. RAVI
He's a different kind of man," laughs Suparna Singh. "Despite being his wife, I barely get to talk t...
"The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist. "
Vegetarianism & the politics of food in modern India
The North Borders, Simon Green's fifth studio album under the Bonobo m...
Srijan Mahajan, known for his signature drumming with Parikrama, and Arsh Sharma from the ...