A scene from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (AFP/Andy Buchanan)

First time in 70 years, Edinburgh's five annual festivals including Fringe Arts cancelled

Edinburgh's five annual international festivals, including the Fringe Arts event, have been cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis, organisers said on Wednesday.

National Gallery of Modern Art (Photo: IANS)

National Gallery of Modern Art goes virtual to celebrate its 66th Foundation Day

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is celebrating its 66th Foundation Day, amid the COVID-19 lockdown, with a virtual tour of its repository of several thousand artworks.

Art Dubai (file pic)

Art Dubai goes digital showcasing artworks of over 500 artists, live performances and key speakers

Given the evolving global situation Art Dubai reconfigures the original programme with digital content

Singer Museum in Laren, Netherlands (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Dutch museum says van Gogh painting 'Spring Garden' was stolen in an overnight raid

A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus said Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on loan for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight.

Satish Gujral (Photo: IANS)

Aesthetics of silence: Remembering Satish Gujral and his mastery over human emotions and every artistic medium 

When Satish Gujral painted the Partition, it made everyone stand up and take note, including the first Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru.
 

Nemai Ghosh (Photo: IANS)

Famed lensman Nemai Ghosh leaves behind a massive legacy for fans of photography

Fans of Nemai Ghosh mourned the famed photographer, who's known for his fruitful two-decade-long association with auteur Satyajit Ray.

Artwork by Tea Jurisic

21 days of hope: The Plated Project uses art to inspire us with moving quarantine stories from around the world

This social impact initiative gives you a fresh reason to smile on every day of this nation-wide lockdown

Satish Gujral (Photo: IANS)

Artist-architect Satish Gujral passes away at age 94, PM Modi and art world mourn the loss 

Renowned artist and architect Satish Gujral passed away late on Thursday at the age of 94.

Art Basel Hong Kong goes virtual (Photo: IANS)

Art Basel Hong Kong goes virtual, hosts 2,000 premier works of art in online viewing rooms

Art Basel's Online Viewing Rooms debuted a lineup of 235 galleries from 31 countries and territories, presenting over 2,000 premier artworks intended to be showcased at Art Basel Hong Kong.

COVID-19 outbreak Art world self-isolates

Indian art world goes into self-isolation, promotes virtual and online shows during shutdown  

Among temporary gallery closures are Art Heritage Gallery, Threshold Art Gallery, Art Alive Gallery, Khoj Studios, while many like Vadehra Art Gallery are taking necessary precautions.

'Honour' from the shoot ‘Earth CelebrAction’ by David LaChapelle; courtesy Lavazza

Urban, mystical mythologies: An interview with David LaChapelle on divine acts, faith and embracing nature

You don’t get names much bigger than that of David LaChapelle in fine art photography. He has clicked pretty much every celebrity you can think of. But that’s before he turned his attention to nature.

Warhol's 'Marilyn Diptych' (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Marilyn Monroe, soup cans and silver wigs go on show at Tate Modern's Andy Warhol exhibit

Images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe’s lips are on display in a new Andy Warhol show at London’s Tate Modern — alongside several of the artist’s wigs.

Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

Art against tech: Dazzle Club artists raise a fight against use of facial recognition systems 

Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart are two of the four founders of the Dazzle Club, a group of artists set up last year to provoke discussion about the growing use of facial recognition technology.

'Untitled (Lady Weaving)' by MF Husain (circa 1950s); estimate USD 40-60,000

De Boer’s market: Sonal Singh of Christie’s India chats about 'The Jane and Kito de Boer Collection'

A chat with Sonal Singh of Christie’s India on the highly prized and prestigious upcoming auction titled A Lasting Engagement: The Jane and Kito de Boer Collection.

At Raffaello, the Raphael exhibition in Rome (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Art not immune to coronavirus: USD 4.4 billion insurance can't protect major Raphael exhibit

No amount of money can guarantee that Italy’s outbreak of coronavirus, the largest in Europe, won’t play havoc with the three-month run in Rome of this year's eagerly-awaited art blockbuster.