24 Feb, 2024
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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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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, […]