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Letter From The Editor: Slip Into The Festive Spirit With The Latest Issue Ft. Mouni Roy

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Source: travelandleisureasia

The Festival Issue features actor Mouni Roy at Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort. Also, learn about 10 unconventional Indian festivals, save the International Shopping Guide, explore simple living in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands; discover a serene forest retreat in Udaipur; eat your way through New York based on Gauri Devidayal’s personal recommendations; soak in the festive fervour with a photo essay of Kolkata’s iconic Durga Puja, and more. 

Introducing The Festive Special Issue

The Discoveries section lists 10 lesser-known festivals across the country; I am sure it will spring a surprise or two for our readers. Our photo story on Kolkata’s iconic Durga Puja floods me with childhood memories of puchkas, rolls, and the absolutely mesmerising art that the east of the country proudly showcases every year at its many pandals. In India Inside Out, a travelogue from Andaman and Nicobar Islands unveils the offerings of the capital city of Port Blair, which can be as stunning as the more popular islands like Havelock.

Read more: https://www.travelandleisureasia.com/in/travel-tips/festive-issue-featuring-actor-mouni-roy-at-moksha-himalaya-spa-resort/

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South Asian Artists Confront Oppression with Joy

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Source: Alta

In the 14th century, the Indian poet and spiritual leader Guru Ravidas imagined a utopia called Begampura. This “land without sorrow,” as Begampura translates from Hindi, would be casteless, classless, and griefless. Free from anxieties and discrimination, inhabitants could pursue spiritual freedom.

A modern reinterpretation of Begampura undergirds Dalit Dreamlands: Toward an Anti-Caste Future, a multimedia group art show currently on display in downtown Oakland.

Read more: https://www.altaonline.com/dispatches/a60669886/south-asian-artists-confront-oppression-with-joy/

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“Con/temporality: Contemporary Aesthetics in Our Times” Exhibition Showcases South Asian Artistic Innovation

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source: Lokmat Times

The Arts Family London and 079|STORIES, Ahmedabad, are thrilled to collaborate on “Con/temporality: Contemporary Aesthetics in Our Times,” an exhibition featuring a selection of South Asian artists celebrating the dynamic spirit of contemporary artistic practices in South Asia. This exceptional showcase will run from April 19th to May 10th, 2024, at 079|STORIES in Ahmedabad, with a special preview on April 19th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The exhibition proudly features artists shortlisted for the recent TAF Emerging Artist Award – South Asia (2nd edition), including three finalists selected from a competitive pool of over 1000 applicants worldwide. These artists embody the diverse contemporary aesthetics and perspectives emerging from South Asia today.

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Collect with Confidence: Trusted Art Platforms in Asia Pacific

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Source: Entrepreneur asia pacific

The modern art market today is nothing like it was ten years ago. The days of onsite art auctions, where people spend millions of dollars on a single painting, are gradually passing. As a result, art ownership is becoming increasingly accessible and affordable for all art enthusiasts. In this column, we’ll explore traditional art auctions and their new online counterparts to find which option is more relevant and accessible for users in the APAC region.

International Auctions

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Bonhams are the undisputed leaders of the art auction industry. These auction houses’ rich history and pristine reputation have kept them on top of their game for years. Let’s take a closer look at each auction house.

Read more: https://www.entrepreneur.com/en-au/lifestyle/collect-with-confidence-trusted-art-platforms-in-asia/471169

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