Paul Gauguin : The artist who went to Tahiti and never came back

Paul Gauguin in Tahiti The word Tahiti evokes visions of an exotic island paradise. With 118 islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, turquoise-blue lagoons, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, and luxuriously intimate resorts, each island paradise has something for everyone. Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine, Taha’a, Raiatea, Manihi, Tikehau, Rangiroa, Fakarava, Read More …

Visiting Van Gogh Asylum in Saint Remy

Vincent Van Gogh – the famous Dutchman once said “There are two ways of thinking about painting, how not to do it and how to do it: how to do it – with much drawing and little color; how not to do it – with much color and little drawing.”  His Read More …

Gustav Klimt : The Golden Kiss and more at the Belvedere, Vienna

Almost everyone has heard of the famous Painting Kiss by Gustav Klimt which portrays a couple in a loving embrace sharing an intimate moment in a field of flowers and gold leaf.  Gustav Klimt was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Read More …

Fridamania: Celebrating Frida Kahlo’s 110th Birthday

Fridamania: Celebrating Frida Kahlo’s 110th Birthday By: Riya Shah, UT Austin   It’s a Frida Fest here at the Dallas Museum of Art! Fueled by the rediscovery of Frida Kahlo along with a biopic in her name, Fridamania has kicked off once again. In celebration of the DMA’s widely successful Read More …

ZimSculpt : Modern Zimbabwean stone sculpture exhibition at the Dallas Arboretum

Summer at the Dallas Arboretum is beautiful with the gardens brimming with colorful summer blooms and beautiful water features around to cool off. This summer is extra special as the garden is dotted with special sculptures – known as Shona sculpture, these contemporary pieces can be as large as seven Read More …

Art Uncorked : An artsy afternoon in Plano, painting and arranging Flowers

We got to spend a fun afternoon at Bottle & Bottega Plano sipping on some Fuzi wine and munching on delicious cakeballs by Amazeballz while we got artsy.  Bottle & Bottega is a beautiful art studio located in Preston Park Village in Plano.  You can channel you inner Monet or Picasso Read More …

Get your Art on : Spring 2017 Art Festivals around DFW

Whether you are sidewalk chalk artist or an accomplished artist Spring is a good time to be in Dallas. The weather is breezy and beautiful, blue bonnets are blooming filling up the medians and sidewalks. Texans love to maximize on the balmy weather this time of the year – be Read More …

Arizona Biltmore : The Jewel of the Desert

I was fascinated with The Arizona Biltmore, when I learnt about the history and the unique art works at the resort so decided to join the resort’s tour to understand the resort’s secrets, read on to see how my fascination with the hotel is justified and why it is called the Jewel Read More …

The man and his mountain : Paul Cezanne and Sainte-Victoire

Paul Cezanne painted the Sainte-Victoire mountain over 60 times Aix-en-Provence is a quaint town that is full of French countryside charm, colorful Provencal markets, Plane tree line streets where every fountain holds a secret, each mansion house has a story to tell. Cézanne’s colors are all around you, you’ll actually feel like Read More …

DMA Nights : A date with Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock is one of the most influential and provocative American artist of the twentieth century.  Pollock perfected his revolutionary drip technique somewhere between 1947 and 1950.  Hovering over a large piece of canvas stretched out on his studio floor, he poured, dripped and flicked paint from the end of Read More …

Tate Modern, London : A lesson in Cubism

Tate Modern was on my must do list for London trip. It is home to several of Pablo Picasso – the father of Modern Art’s paintings etching and sketches.  The art gallery houses UK’s largest collection of modern and contemporary art including Kandinsky, Dali, Picasso, Braque and many more. Tate Modern In December 1992 the Tate Trustees announced Read More …