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The Stories behind the most expensive Indian artworks

Paintings are priceless, as they encompass one’s imagination, hard work, and emotions. It is a canvas filled with one’s imagination and expression. That said, our Indian artists are in no way falling behind European artists. Our artists have garnered much acclaim in international auction houses. Auctions are a great place to understand the value of
Pantone colour of the year in Indian Art
Culture & Heritage

Pantone Colour of the Year 2023 and Indian Art

Pantone’s color of the year is Viva magenta, but how well it is represented in Indian art forms? Pantone has just revealed Viva Magenta as the colour of the year for 2023! But did you know that this vibrant hue can also be found in traditional Indian folk art?- Brace yourself for a burst of
Evolution of paint brush in Indian Art

Paint Brush in Indian Art: A tool of tradition and innovation

The humble Paint brush has always been an integral part of Indian art and culture. From the ancient cave paintings of Ajanta and Ellora to the intricate miniature works of Mughal art, artists used these paint brushes to create vibrant, unique masterpieces. In this blog, Rooftop brings to you the evolution of paint brushes and
Official logo of the G20 Summit in India
Culture & Heritage

G20 Summit 2023: Experience the culture of India

India is all set to host the G20 Summit on its 75th Independence anniversary! Apart from serving as the meeting venue, Indian cities have a lot to offer, as a tourist destinations, to ensure an experience of a lifetime: The Group of Twenty (G20) is the main setting for economic cooperation on a global scale.
Culture & Heritage

Serendipity Arts Festival 2022: All you need to know!

Held annually in Panaji, Goa the Serendipity Arts Festival was inaugurated by Goa CM Mr Pramod Sawant on 15th December 2022. The eight-day festival, one of the largest in South Asia, is usually held in the month of December. This year the festival will run from the 15th to the 22nd of December. It was
Culture & Heritage

The Uniqueness of Miniature Paintings

Miniature painting Typically, miniature paintings are created on small canvases and have detailed brushwork. The word “miniature” is derived from the Latin word ‘minium’, meaning “red lead,” and refers to the small size of the paintings. Miniature paintings are commonly associated with the art practice of the Persian, Indian, and Chinese courts, as well as