People stand under the portraits of 43 college students who went missing in 2014 in an apparent massacre, by Chinese concept artist and government critic Ai Weiwei. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014.

The murals at Art Rickshaw studio

From jute craft to impasto painting, learn it all at Art Rickshaw in South Kolkata

 Art Rickshaw offers a space for people to get hands-on with creative forms of expression — from jute crafts to impasto painting workshops  

Hollow by Chandra Bhattacharjee (acrylic on canvas)

Birla Academy of Art and Culture set to showcase latest acquisitions of modern and contemporary Indian art

The Wind Will Carry Us: A Visual Journey of New Acquisitions and Newer Perspectives will feature works by Mithun Das, Tapas Majumdar, Atul Dodiya, Sudhir Patwardhan and others

The brush (acrylic on canvas)

Academy of Fine Arts set to host an exhibition of neo-expressionist artworks by Dr Asutosh Pramanik

Dr Asutosh Pramanik’s works are inspired by American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

The sculpture 'Head of Emil Nolde' by Gustav H Wolff at the Hamburger Bahnhof museum in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Expressionist Emil Nolde's 'degenerate art' and complex relationship with Nazis on show

A Berlin museum is opening an exhibition based on years of research into expressionist painter Emil Nolde that chips away at the remnants of his image as a victim of the Nazi regime.

Crying Girl on the Border, photo by John Moore/Getty Images/World Press Photo of the Year

'Crying girl' pic by John Moore near US-Mexico border wins World Press Photo award

A photograph of a toddler crying helplessly near the US-Mexico border has won the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award.

Shilpa Gupta’s Altered Inheritance (detail)

Best of South Asia to the world: Smita Prabhakar chats about her vision for Ishara Art Foundation

We got to chat with Smita Prabhakar, the Founder and Chairperson of the new Ishara Art Foundation, about their inaugural show, the potential of art from South Asia in the West. 

Manoj Prabakar on stage

Stand-up comedian Manoj Prabakar brings his solo special, I Tried, to Kochi

The Chennai-based artiste was unjustly hounded for his comic material.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank's writings, family photos to go on show at IIC, Delhi

An exhibition here will showcase the writings and family photographs of Anne Frank, author of the famed The Diary of a Young Girl.

A glimpse of the series, Portrait of a Woman at World Art Dubai

These Hyderabadi artists showcase a series about gender equality at World Art Dubai

Their showcase in Dubai is titled, Portrait of a Woman that makes a powerful, thoughtful and evocative statement about gender equality.  
 

Summer collection of Art by Anaha is characterised by realistic abstract art

Anaha Chattaraj's summer collection of abstract art goes on show at Cafe 4/1, Kolkata

Graphics designer-turned-artist gives a unique character to all her artworks

A historic posters displayed at the exhibition 'Weimar: The Essence And Value Of Democracy' at the German Historical Museum in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Bauhaus Parade and show of historic artefacts reconsiders the Weimar Republic, 100 years later

A divided nation grappling with rising inequality, new mass media and the growth of populist politics. Sounds familiar?

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines wins Edward MacDowell Medal

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines wins Edward MacDowell Medal for helping 'generations of students'

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines is this year's winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal, an honor previously given to Robert Frost and Toni Morrison among others.

Protyusha Mitra's artwork, Almira and Bricks

Protyusha Mitra's first solo, Casement, goes on show at Janus White Cube, Kolkata

Budding artist Protyusha Mitra attempts to tell stories of past in her first solo show, Casement