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Choosing your first proper camera

That’s it! It’s time to take your hobby more serious and get a proper camera. D-SLR time. Or is it? Going for an entry level D-SLR is not the only option anymore.

An Insider’s Artsy Travel Guide to Hamburg

Hamburg my pearl, you wonderful city - If you don’t trust this declaration of love by Lotto King Karl’s famous hymn to his hometown, there are so many reasons why your love affair with Hamburg is waiting to happen

Smartphone photography: a new genre or the next step?

Do we still need to lug around fancy DSLR camera’s to take high quality photos in the near future? Can a full size optic lens ever be fully replaced by smart technology and software?

The Indian Picasso – M. F. Hussain

The most famous as well as infamous name in the field of contemporary arts in India has been that of the renowned painter M F Hussain. He remains one of the most influential figures in India and is still remembered as the precursor to the avant-garde league of Asian artists.

India Art Fair 2017 – South Asia’s leading contemporary art event

While the capital is busy preparing for the upcoming India Art Fair, let us give you a preview of what this three-day cultural fiesta is all about! From 2nd to 5th February, 2017, the gala expects to see many thousands of visitors in New Delhi.

5 things to do in Berlin – Travel with a difference

In David Bowie’s words, “The greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.’ The capital city of Germany is a crucible of modern Art and Culture and a must visit for art enthusiasts around the world.

What is Art?

The Oxford Dictionary defines Art and Culture as follows: Art is.... the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination. Culture is.... the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.

Attakkalari: Indian Centre for Movement Arts

Literally meaning “Performance Centre”, the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts in Bangalore is the first institution of its kind. Dedicated to broaden the movement arts in India, it isn’t your ordinary performing arts company.

S.H. Raza: An Artistic confluence of Europe and India

S.H.Raza was the man who lived in France for almost sixty years of his life but never stopped showcasing the Indian spirit in his art. Having been exposed to the European greats and having been surrounded by their work, he drew on their influences but remained true to his childhood that was spent in the ...read more →

Nritarutya : Expanding Indian Dance Forms Internationally

Exploring contemporary representation of Indian aesthetics and physical traditions”. This is the tagline for Nritarutya – an upcoming contemporary dance company in India. Firmly rooted in the Indian style of Bharatanatyam, the company has brought around a new way of learning from the West and merging cultures.

How Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam is redefining the legend of Pablo Picasso

One of the most prominent dance companies of the world, Scapino Ballet, brings the life and times of Pablo Picasso to the stage, in an eccentric amalgamation of Dance, Theatre and Music, under the guidance of prominent choreographer Marcos Morau.

Henri Cartier Bresson: The Man Behind Street Photography

The twentieth century witnessed some of the most influential upheavals in the world of art, politics and war. But despite this, the moments that captured Henri Cartier Bresson’s eye were the ones where in “life offered itself” to the photographer. His style of photography captured the chaos and the beauty of events that seemed almost ...read more →

RUTH ST. DENIS – Blurring the cultural lines of art – Denishawn

Bold enough to challenge the conservative audiences of her time and daring enough to merge eroticism and sensuality with philosophy, Ruth St.Denis was described by Walter Terry as “one of the great women of all time”. The world of Contemporary Dance, as we know it today, perhaps owes its emergence to this pioneer. While she ...read more →

7 unique to-do’s in your Artsy Bucket List for Europe

  7 unique to-do’s in your Artsy Bucket List #Liveyourart #Morethantravel We all have a striking point to travel to Europe in our bucket list. When is the right time, if not now? Europe is an eclectic location. The old-school approach of trips when people just travelled to take a selfie in front of Eiffel ...read more →

The strange sense of peace in Neoplasticism

Imagine a painting that is composed of just lines, horizontal and vertical, constructing squares and rectangles, and using only two or three primary colours. Does it appear too basic, too banal to you or does its tranquillity and simplicity appeal to you? This form of art, popularly known as neo-plasticism became prominent in early 20th century ...read more →

The under known impressiveness of Arts in day to day life

Art contributes to culture and society, and we have our numerous museums and galleries to hold testimony to that. Art has always been a powerful tool to record history and ignite inspiration, and now modern neuroscience is also proving how art is more than just a creative outlet. Experts have developed new insights into how ...read more →

Berlin: Self wanderer’s paradise

Berlin for the first time seems like an endless festival of endless lights and sounds. There can not be one handbook to go by discovering the well distributed historic gems of this art city. Berlin comes with a rich history of movements and revolutions, while the city always embraced arts at its core. You can ...read more →

Post Impressionism – The flat sword of Van Gogh

Inside the second most visited museum of the Netherlands – Van Gogh Museum Post Impressionism – The flat sword of Van Gogh February 7th, 2017Culture Fox

How Beethoven changed the way we listen to Music

An antiauthoritarian boy in his early musical adolescence, grown to an ignorant and abusive childhood leading to his brilliant academic attributes, he would’ve been an experimental drum and bass producer in Belgium, if this was his time.

Conversation on Art with Nikhil Jain

I have been asked many times since I started Culture Fox that what made me leave a successful corporate career and get involved with art to which I say that professional growth and working with the arts are not mutually exclusive. In fact, they can work wonders when they are together. And this is what ...read more →

Conversations on Art with Carmen Pohl

When someone asks me, why do you like art or why are you into it, I think my only response can be – because art is something that is very basic to our nature, in a way it is the crux of our existence as a civilisation. For me, the first cave paintings were like ...read more →

Call for Culture Fox Mascots and Ambassadors!

We’re psyched to announce that we are coming up with ten new programs this fall and are looking to connect with interesting people. So, if you’re interested in Photography, Film, Theatre, Music, Dance, Fine Arts, Design, Performing Arts, or anything to do with art and culture, then we’re looking for you! You can join us in ...read more →

Attakkalari: Indian Centre for Movement Arts

Literally meaning “Performance Centre”, the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts in Bangalore is the first institution of its kind. Dedicated to broaden the movement arts in India, it isn’t your ordinary performing arts company.

Nritarutya : Expanding Indian Dance Forms Internationally

Exploring contemporary representation of Indian aesthetics and physical traditions”. This is the tagline for Nritarutya – an upcoming contemporary dance company in India. Firmly rooted in the Indian style of Bharatanatyam, the company has brought around a new way of learning from the West and merging cultures.

How Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam is redefining the legend of Pablo Picasso

One of the most prominent dance companies of the world, Scapino Ballet, brings the life and times of Pablo Picasso to the stage, in an eccentric amalgamation of Dance, Theatre and Music, under the guidance of prominent choreographer Marcos Morau.

RUTH ST. DENIS – Blurring the cultural lines of art – Denishawn

Bold enough to challenge the conservative audiences of her time and daring enough to merge eroticism and sensuality with philosophy, Ruth St.Denis was described by Walter Terry as “one of the great women of all time”. The world of Contemporary Dance, as we know it today, perhaps owes its emergence to this pioneer. While she ...read more →

 

How Beethoven changed the way we listen to Music

An antiauthoritarian boy in his early musical adolescence, grown to an ignorant and abusive childhood leading to his brilliant academic attributes, he would’ve been an experimental drum and bass producer in Belgium, if this was his time.

 

Choosing your first proper camera

That’s it! It’s time to take your hobby more serious and get a proper camera. D-SLR time. Or is it? Going for an entry level D-SLR is not the only option anymore.

An Insider’s Artsy Travel Guide to Hamburg

Hamburg my pearl, you wonderful city - If you don’t trust this declaration of love by Lotto King Karl’s famous hymn to his hometown, there are so many reasons why your love affair with Hamburg is waiting to happen

Smartphone photography: a new genre or the next step?

Do we still need to lug around fancy DSLR camera’s to take high quality photos in the near future? Can a full size optic lens ever be fully replaced by smart technology and software?

Henri Cartier Bresson: The Man Behind Street Photography

The twentieth century witnessed some of the most influential upheavals in the world of art, politics and war. But despite this, the moments that captured Henri Cartier Bresson’s eye were the ones where in “life offered itself” to the photographer. His style of photography captured the chaos and the beauty of events that seemed almost ...read more →

 

An Insider’s Artsy Travel Guide to Hamburg

Hamburg my pearl, you wonderful city - If you don’t trust this declaration of love by Lotto King Karl’s famous hymn to his hometown, there are so many reasons why your love affair with Hamburg is waiting to happen

The Indian Picasso – M. F. Hussain

The most famous as well as infamous name in the field of contemporary arts in India has been that of the renowned painter M F Hussain. He remains one of the most influential figures in India and is still remembered as the precursor to the avant-garde league of Asian artists.

India Art Fair 2017 – South Asia’s leading contemporary art event

While the capital is busy preparing for the upcoming India Art Fair, let us give you a preview of what this three-day cultural fiesta is all about! From 2nd to 5th February, 2017, the gala expects to see many thousands of visitors in New Delhi.

S.H. Raza: An Artistic confluence of Europe and India

S.H.Raza was the man who lived in France for almost sixty years of his life but never stopped showcasing the Indian spirit in his art. Having been exposed to the European greats and having been surrounded by their work, he drew on their influences but remained true to his childhood that was spent in the ...read more →

The strange sense of peace in Neoplasticism

Imagine a painting that is composed of just lines, horizontal and vertical, constructing squares and rectangles, and using only two or three primary colours. Does it appear too basic, too banal to you or does its tranquillity and simplicity appeal to you? This form of art, popularly known as neo-plasticism became prominent in early 20th century ...read more →

The under known impressiveness of Arts in day to day life

Art contributes to culture and society, and we have our numerous museums and galleries to hold testimony to that. Art has always been a powerful tool to record history and ignite inspiration, and now modern neuroscience is also proving how art is more than just a creative outlet. Experts have developed new insights into how ...read more →

Post Impressionism – The flat sword of Van Gogh

Inside the second most visited museum of the Netherlands – Van Gogh Museum Post Impressionism – The flat sword of Van Gogh February 7th, 2017Culture Fox

 

India Art Fair 2017 – South Asia’s leading contemporary art event

While the capital is busy preparing for the upcoming India Art Fair, let us give you a preview of what this three-day cultural fiesta is all about! From 2nd to 5th February, 2017, the gala expects to see many thousands of visitors in New Delhi.

RUTH ST. DENIS – Blurring the cultural lines of art – Denishawn

Bold enough to challenge the conservative audiences of her time and daring enough to merge eroticism and sensuality with philosophy, Ruth St.Denis was described by Walter Terry as “one of the great women of all time”. The world of Contemporary Dance, as we know it today, perhaps owes its emergence to this pioneer. While she ...read more →

Conversations on Art with Carmen Pohl

When someone asks me, why do you like art or why are you into it, I think my only response can be – because art is something that is very basic to our nature, in a way it is the crux of our existence as a civilisation. For me, the first cave paintings were like ...read more →

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