Francis H D'sa

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Art auction in times of pandemic!

India's premier auction house Saffronart gets into the groove and is good to go with this auction, ALIVE, pandemic notwithstanding. FPJ w...Read More

This artist uses colour only when necessary as a last resource as if he 'needs that last breath to live'

This artist uses colour only when necessary as a last resource as if he 'needs that last breath to live'

A retrospective of 70 years of painting by Mehlli Gobhai, India's foremost abstractionist is trending. FRANCIS H D'SA has a ringside view

But lacks finesse...: Critics describe B Chandravadhan's 'Fear of God' a vigilante ‘thriller’

But lacks finesse...: Critics describe B Chandravadhan's 'Fear of God' a vigilante ‘thriller’

Fear of God is Bommadevara Sai Chandravadhan's (writing under the pen name Vadhan) third book, his first being Shatru and the second, Agn...Read More

Frozen in time: Ways of Seeing Water!

Frozen in time: Ways of Seeing Water!

Book: Ways of Seeing Water! Author: Rafique Sayed Publisher: Finolex Industries Pages: 175; Price: Rs 3000

Book Review: Zen and the art of seeing

Book Review: Zen and the art of seeing

Photographer Jagdish Agarwal’s coffee table book, 100 Photographs, showcases some of his best work over 50 years. All the pictures are in...Read More

It’s all about the money, honey: More hits than misses, hardly any new ‘discoveries’ worth mentioning

It’s all about the money, honey: More hits than misses, hardly any new ‘discoveries’ worth mentioning

March had an auction by Saffronart and with V S Gaitonde toplisting, you could smell the moolah a mile away! You got the money, you got G...Read More

Art beat: A parrot for a wedding gift

Art beat: A parrot for a wedding gift

FRANCIS H D'SA pays tribute to the late Milon Mukherjee, painter, game changer, colleague and a dear friend who created a stir at his wed...Read More

Art beat: Stirred not shaken

Art beat: Stirred not shaken

FRANCIS H DSA deconstructs two enlightening exhibitions by P R Sateesh and Raj Shahani

Of vintage jewellery and priceless gems: Saffronart Jewellery's 'Ode to Nature' auction shines bright

Of vintage jewellery and priceless gems: Saffronart Jewellery's 'Ode to Nature' auction shines bright

‘Ode to Nature’ auction and preview showcases an impressive collection of jewellery that fulfils the senses. FRANCIS H D'SA takes a look ...Read More

Treating cancer through art

Treating cancer through art

FRANCIS H D'SA comes away impressed by Colours of Life, CPAA’s annual art exhibition and sale of paintings

F N Souza: The eternal rebel

F N Souza: The eternal rebel

Remembered as the most controversial, rebellious artist of his time, F N Souza’s works are today's most expensive and sought after, write...Read More

Loneliness of the long distance painter V S Gaitonde

Loneliness of the long distance painter V S Gaitonde

V S Gaitonde’s paintings at the ongoing retrospective are silent sentinels of his life, writes FRANCIS H D’SA

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Going deeper at Rukhsaan Art

Touch Beyond the Surface is an invitation by five artists to enter their dimension through their work. FRANCIS H D’SA takes a look

Art Matters: Unpacking the studio

Art Matters: Unpacking the studio

In continuation of the first edition of Modus Operandi 1, where 25 Chemould artists were brought together to engage in a dialogue with ea...Read More

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