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Galley celebrates the local artist through the Bastille Day show | News

ROCKPORT-Bastille Day celebrates the event that sparked the French Revolution in the 18th century. In Rockport, more than 300 years later, the owners of Découvert Fine Art began a tradition on Bastille Day, July 14, to highlight an artist and bring people together for a pure aesthetic and perhaps a spark of spiritual exploration. “It represents a day when an …

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The artist behind ‘Ashok Stambh’ on top of the new Parliament building

When he was young, he made ‘gharonda’ (house) from wet sand during the rainy season after class. He never imagined that one day he would make ‘moort-roop’ (statues) of heroes from metal cast against national emblems. He was not discouraged by his parents to play in the wet mud. Her father, a school teacher, asked her to join an art …

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Hawke’s Bay artist Glen Colechin opens his first exhibition in Hastings

Hawke’s Bay artist Glen Colechin opened his first Hasting exhibition, All Creatures Great and Small, this week at the Hastings Community Arts Center. Photo / Provided Hawke’s Bay artist Glen Colechin opened his first Hasting exhibition, All Creatures Great and Small, this week at the Hastings Community Arts Center. All Creatures Great and Small reflects Colechin’s three years of work …

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Havelock Artist Josh Lancaster takes on The Big Apple Project

Havelock Artist Josh Lancaster working on his big apple for the Hawke’s Bay Big Apple Project. Photo / Paul Taylor The Big Apple Project is a mass participation public art trail event brought to Hastings by Arts Inc Heretaunga, Studio Benega and the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival. Josh Lancaster is one of 20 local artists who has been given a …

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