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Art, Featured, Francesco Camillo Giorgino, Grafitti, Italian artist, Mahim East, Millo, Mumbai, Mural, Never Give Up, Online Exclusive, St+art Festival 2018, St+Art India, St+art India Foundation, St+art Mumbai

The final artist on St+art Festival Mumbai's roster, Millo explains why he chose to draw a little boy holding an umbrella amidst a rain of flowers
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Anirudh Acharya, Archan Nair, Digital Art, Featured, illustrations, Johnny Ganta, magical realism, Online Exclusive, Photography, Rithika Merchant, Sara Shakeel, Sheehij Kaul, Shweta Sharma, surrealism, surrealist art, Tanya Mehta, Vikram Kushwah

Live out your wildest fantasies through the works of these artists from the Subcontinent
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Nandita Raman

An Oddly Stirring Photo Essay Of The Now Obsolete Film Equipment Of Yesteryear

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph courtesy © Nandita Raman and sepiaEYE

As we move towards a cinematic virtual reality of holograms, simulations and multidimensional motion pictures, Nandita Raman creates a visual aide-memoire of the objects, equipment and spaces which once had a place in the film industry. Verve chances upon the inspiration that led her to document these reminders of the past in her series, Do Not Forget Me
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Art, Don't Mess With Me, Featured, Grafitti, Installation, Jas Charanjiva, Kulture Shop, Mahim East, Mumbai, Mural, Online Exclusive, St+art Festival 2018, St+Art India, St+art India Foundation, The Pink Lady

The self-taught artist, who was raised in Northern California and now resides in India, rallies for a safe and inclusive future for Indian women through her artwork
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Art, Ella, Ella and Pitr, Featured, French artists, Grafitti, Installation, Mahim East, Mumbai, Mural, Online Exclusive, Pitr, sleeping giants, St+art Festival 2018, St+Art India, St+art India Foundation
December 26, 2018

It's the work of French artists Ella and Pitr who love the idea of the gentle creatures -- often misrepresented in lore -- and want the world to see their interpretation of them
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Anshika Khullar, England-based illustrator
December 24, 2018

How Anshika Khullar Uses Art To Empower The LGBTQIA+ Community

Text by Ojas Kolvankar. Illustration by Anshika Khullar

The 24-year-old England-based illustrator, talks to Verve about the process of creating an inclusive imagery of the LGBTQIA+ community and pushing for adequate representation for South Asian queer groups on a global scale
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Art, Featured, Grafitti, Installation, Mahim East, Mexican artist, Miles Toland, Mumbai, Mural, Online Exclusive, St+art Festival 2018, St+Art India, St+art India Foundation
December 15, 2018

It's because Mexican artist Miles Toland wishes to honour India’s bucolic culture as part of his work for St+art Festival 2018....
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3D cards, anniversary card, Art de Soul, birthday card, card-giving, Cards, Customised gift cards, Featured, Hiral Mehta, letter-writing, Online Exclusive, personalised cards
December 14, 2018

If you are someone who has mourned the death of the greeting card and is constantly turning up their nose at the jaded options available in the market, Art de Soul's adorable offerings -- complete with miniature versions of champagne and flowers -- will make your day....
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Anjolie Ela Menon, Art, Badri Narayan, Baiju Parthan, Brinda Miller, Carpets, Dr. Tarana Khubchandani, Gallery Art & Soul, Jayasri Burman, Jehangir Sabavala, Krishen Khanna, Manu Parekh, Neeraj Goswami, Paresh Maity, Passages, Ram Kumar, Rekha Rodwittiya, Rini Dhumal, S H Raza, Satish Gujral, Seema Kohli, Senaka Senanayake, Shuvaprasanna, Sudhir Patwardhan, Sujata Bajaj, Suryaprakash, The cARTpet Project, Thota Vaikuntam
October 23, 2018

How The cARTpet Project Is Bringing Art Closer To The Heart

Text by Shubham Ladha. Photograph Courtesy: Gallery Art & Soul and Passages, Mumbai

In a bid to support the important cause of breast cancer, the cARTpet Project brings together the two distinct fields art and health
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Anu Chouhan, Artists, bridal artist, Featured, Feminism, feminist art, Hiba Khan, Indian diaspora artists, Instagram artists, Neha Kapil, Nimisha Bhanot, Online Exclusive, Sam Madhu, unsanskaari brides
October 03, 2018

As the wedding season begins, have you already had enough of imagery depicting layers of make-up, an accommodating smile and eyes permanently fixed to the floor? These artists' badass desi dulhans are challenging the norm....
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Bénédicte Desrus, Featured, Für mich, Hyderabad, Indian Photography Festival, Insider/Outsider, Life after Life in Prison, Online Exclusive, Photograph, Photography, Sara Bennett, Sina Niemeyer, The Women of Casa Xochiquetzal, Women Photograph
September 28, 2018

From elderly prostitutes to the psychological effects of being 'fat', the festival in Hyderabad delves into the psyche of women from all over the world with photographs that catch them at their most private moments.
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Vincent Dolman, London-based Photographer, Holding Hands
September 25, 2018

A Show Of Hands

Photographs by Vincent Dolman

What intrigues London-based photographer Vincent Dolman the most about India, is the way men express their comfort with one another by walking hand-in-hand. Explaining why he loves this male gesture that is rarely seen in his homeland in England, the lensman shares images from his series Holding Hands
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