Upfront - With Artist Sareena Khemka

By Kiran Wood On May 14,2016

Sareena Khemka’s mixed media work provides a thought provoking narrative about the cities we live in. Inspired by the contradictions, challenges and beauty of our urban environments, she is also comments on architecture and the role it plays in our lives. Here, she talks frankly to Full Picture Art about her influences, what’s wrong with architecture in India today, and her hopes for Indian contemporary art.

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INSPIRING TIPS FOR ARRANGING ART IN YOUR HOME

By Full Picture Art On Apr 11,2016

An edited version of this article appeared in Ideal Home & Garden Magazine (India) in April 2016.

Not only can art transform a room, it can enhance your day-to-day life – warming you, lifting your spirits, providing stimulation or comfort. Done well, it provides a richer and more personal experience for all who enter. Here are some tips and inspiration to take your home to a new level.

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UPFRONT – WITH ARTIST SATADRU SOVAN

By Full Picture Art On Mar 04,2016

Satadru Sovan is a progressive contemporary LED and mixed media artist working in Delhi. Read our interview to find out about how the chaos of Delhi inspires him each day and why he loves to use LEDs as a medium to explore themes like gender and sexuality.

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HOW INDIAN ART FOUND ME - BY ERICA EMM

By Full Picture Art On Jan 11,2016

Actress, film producer and India Art Week's host Erica Emm talks about the moment she fell in love in with Indian contemporary art.

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UPFRONT - WITH ARTIST RAKESH PATEL

By Full Picture Art On Dec 19,2015

Rakesh Patel has been a keen observer and documenter of the human face for many years. In particular, Patel’s work is a study of children. His art stands out in its ability to fuse fleeting moments and everyday drama into the realistic medium of portrait painting. Here we ask Rakesh about how he works best, what drew him to painting portraits and how he deals with creative block.

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HOW TO BUY ART AS A GIFT

By Kiran Wood On Dec 14,2015

A work of art is one of the most wonderful gifts you can give – unique and personal, it brings everyday pleasure and can last forever - travelling with its owner finding its place in new homes and different places as they live their life. And chosen well, it retains a deep personal value beyond its original or future price. It’s hard to think of much else that can do the same.

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UPFRONT – WITH ARTIST MUKESH SHARMA

By Full Picture Art On Nov 06,2015

Mukesh Sharma has come a long way from his early childhood in rural Rajasthan. His larger works now sell for tens of thousands of dollars to contemporary art collectors from Mumbai to California. But his Rajasthan roots still influence his work today. As well his distinctive graphical and often satirical style, Mukesh is known for his public art installations across India. Here he talks frankly about everything from creative block, to his hopes for the Indian contemporary scene and where and how he works best.

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OUR TOP 5 PICKS FOR THIS YEAR'S DELHI PHOTO FESTIVAL

By Full Picture Art On Oct 28,2015

The 3rd Delhi Photo Festival kicks off on October 30th with a wealth of photographic delights – from international exhibitions to talks, walks and seminars. We’ve previewed exhibitions and examined the extensive programme to bring our 5 favourites.

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Beginning with Isabella Blow, Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy, Shergill has become a force within the fashion and art world. Shergill, a British Indian, has sought inspiration from both countries throughout his creative career. The mix of cultures along with Shergill’s distinctive creative approach, has led his work to be described as ‘contemporary and fresh, yet timeless in style and composition’. In this short interview with Daen Palma Huse, Shergill gives us an insight into his own particular art of photography.

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Marketing yourself and your work can seem like a mountainous, never-ending job. Often it's not what you want to spend your time doing either – you're an artist, not a salesperson!

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