STRī AVALEKHA

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!

34 Splendid Photos Of Salvador Dali Being Salvador Dali

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”

A Giant Oscar Statue Snorting Cocaine Has Appeared On Hollywood Boulevard

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”

Female Muses: The Inspiring Women Behind Great Artistic Men

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”

Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated

by Maria Popova “It’s all so meaningless, we may as well be extraordinary.”   David Lynch has called legendary British artist Francis Bacon (October 28, 1909–April 28, 1992) “the main guy, the number one kinda hero painter.” Like Lynch’s films, Bacon’s paintings compel the way a scene from a nightmare does — a scream piercingContinue reading “Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated”