An Indian artist who created the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, a visionary landscape of sculpture and architecture. Nek Chand, who has died aged 90, was the creator of the extraordinary Rock Garden of Chandigarh, a 25-acre environment in northern India that contains more than 2,000 statues. A combination of sculpture, architecture and visionary landscape, the gardenContinue reading “Obituary – Nek Chand”
Summer’s here, it’s blistering hot and, unfortunately, it’s time to take down Strī Avalekha. If you didn’t get a chance to see it yet this is your last chance to catch it! The show is on till Saturday, 5pm. Follow our website or facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/swarajartarchive?ref=br_tf ) for future updates. See you soon!
Like ballerinas, Salvador Dali was simultaneously an artist and a work of art. When not piecing together some of the most out-there, psychedelic portraits known to man, Dali did the same with his public persona. His classic, occasionally nonsensical one liners like “I don’t do drugs; I am drugs” have gone down in history, alongContinue reading “34 Splendid Photos Of Salvador Dali Being Salvador Dali”
An installation by the street artist Plastic Jesus appeared on Hollywood Boulevard on Feb. 19, just in time for the Academy Awards. Looking divinely official and perverted at the same time, this was a street art installation by, Plastic Jesus, a venerable Los Angeles street artist who pulled off a similar stunt last year atContinue reading “A Giant Oscar Statue Snorting Cocaine Has Appeared On Hollywood Boulevard”
By Alice E. Vincent Women may have been excluded from art history for a good few centuries, but a closer look at what inspired great male artists shows they were still very much involved. The concept of the muse goes all the way back to ancient Greek mythology, where Zeus’s godly daughters presided artfully overContinue reading “Female Muses: The Inspiring Women Behind Great Artistic Men”