Bengaluru artists bear the brunt of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, local artists are unable to earn money to buy art materials and afford necessities. Bengaluru artists have lost customers and money due to COVID-19. Customers spent less on art due to the economic slowdown during the pandemic and so artists struggled financially, losing jobs and exposure in the industry. Puttaraju D has […]

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Bengaluru galleries showcase art both online and offline

Art galleries in Bengaluru are adopting a new hybrid model for display of art. Bengaluru art galleries are back in operation with both online and offline exhibitions. The Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) in Bengaluru which is still under construction operates online with a special pass for their exhibitions. The online exhibitions are at […]

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Social media: the new canvas of dissent

Indian artists have extensively commented on the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis with the help of social media. Kolkata: Wednesday marked the 44th anniversary of God Save the Queen, the rebellious single released by The Sex Pistols, a United Kingdom (UK) band The song criticises Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy for being a […]

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The Two Waves of Covid Wash Off the Handicraft Industry

Craftspeople and handicraft shop owners struggle to make ends meet as the Covid pandemic keeps tourists and other customers away. Bengaluru: For the past 28 years, N. Kumar and his family have been making wooden handicraft products from their home in Mysore and exporting them to nearby states. The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed him to […]

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