24 Feb, 2024
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15 Leading Curators Predict the Defining #Art Trends of 2024

As 2024 kicks off, Artsy spoke with 15 leading curators to get their take on what to expect. Several suggested that the art world will feel the impact of the current sociopolitical climate internationally—especially as global conflicts continue and the U.S. enters its 2024 election cycle. Curators Folakunle Oshun and Ed Schad predicted that the […]

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India’s #Art Market Is Thriving—Here’s Why

India’s economy has expanded rapidly in recent decades, with the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook projecting India to become the third-largest economy in the world in less than five years, leapfrogging the U.K., Germany, and Japan, and right behind the U.S. and China. A fast-growing economy purportedly leads to an increased desire to collect […]

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Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain gets three Grammy awards, one with Shakti group

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain on Sunday was among the winners for three Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Performance, Best Contemporary Instrumental Album and Best Global Music. Flautist Rakesh Chaurasia won two of the awards along with Hussain. Fusion band Shakti – comprising Hussain, vocalist Shankar Mahadevan, guitarist John McLaughlin, percussionist V Selvaganesh and violinist […]

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How did an #Italian prisoner of war end up painting these beautiful frescoes in a Dehradun church?

An Italian friar who lived between 1181 and 1226 and became one of Christianity’s most revered figures, St Francis’s legacy has been a part of Indian history since the 16th century, when the order of mendicants he founded arrived in Kochi from Portugal. In Dehradun, his story was rendered for public viewing by another Italian, […]