Akriti Seth brings her quirky self to the fore through her decadent artwork. Inspired by everything, as she affirms, she portrays a spectrum of styles, from hand drawn wonders to minimal goodness. Bold and vibrant, detailed and intricate, Akriti’s artwork covers a range of styles and leaves the viewer mesmerized. We had a conversation with […]Read more "Musings: Interview With Akriti Seth"
Shonit Kishore’s artwork flows like his inexplicable emotions. There’s a strong connection of his artwork with his own experiences, which take form in the surreal atmosphere he builds. Inspired by the ethereal, Shonit portrays his love for capturing the beautiful and unforgettable, bringing much desired legibility to his imagination. We caught up with Shonit recently […]Read more "Musings: Interview With Shonit Kishore"
Valentina Zummo is an artist and dedicated cat person from the beautiful city of Rome. Nature, pop-culture and often a surreal combination of both find their way into her artwork that depicts the ease and comfort of familiarity, with a keen sense of playfulness. We had a chat with Valentina recently, and got to know […]Read more "Musings: Interview With Valentina Zummo"
The ordinary and mundane is made unforgettable in Santanu Dinda’s rendition of nature. His bold representation, only serves to highlight the earthiness and intimacy of the unassuming nature that he finds so fascinating. In this interview, we learn more about the inspiration behind Santanu’s art, his admiration for folk art practices and his love for […]Read more "Musings: Interview With Santanu Nandan Dinda"
Kehaan Saraiya’s passion for art is distinctly decipherable in his artwork that evokes a pleasant sense of nostalgia. Immensely influenced by his experiences, Kehaan brings to us his wonderfully simple yet unforgettable snippets of life to help us cherish all that’s dear. In a conversation with us, Kehaan shares his love for art, his perspective […]Read more "Musings: Interview With Kehaan Saraiya"
We have been baffled by stories of numerous attempts that have been made by countless people to get their very nefarious hands on some really famous artworks. What surprised us even more was that some were able to get away with it! We take a look at eleven of some really famous cases of art […]Read more "11 Of The Most Audacious Art Heists In The Last Hundred Years"
There are some poignant as well as some bizarre tales of inspiration, behind artworks of celebrated artists. We at Cupick, dug a little deeper and came across stories, some true, some speculative, of the origins of some famous works of art as we know them. THE STORY BEHIND ‘PORTRAIT OF DR. GACHET’ It is believed […]Read more "11 Famous Paintings And The Fascinating Stories Behind Them"
The allure of vintage is inescapable.We came across some vintage travel posters and were instantly smitten by the advertisements issued by Air India. The adorable and iconic Maharaja was the highlight of Air India advertisements way back in the day and we really wish we could see more of him! Most of these posters belong […]Read more "40 Vintage Air India Advertisement Posters We Absolutely Love"
There are artists, and then there are Artists, who leave behind a legacy so great, as to bring awe. Films have attempted to capture this legacy, but only a few truly ever have. This week, we bring to you a compilation of great movies based on the lives of Artists we admire. (This list is […]Read more "17 Brilliant Movies Based On Artists"
India is home to diverse forms of art thanks to the diversity of it’s people. Of particular note are the many forms of folk and tribal art that have propelled Indian Art to it’s present recognition, yet remain relatively lesser known. This week, we take a look at a few of these indigenous art-forms. (This […]Read more "16 Noteworthy Indian Folk Art Practices"