Weekend Art Digest: Vol. 6

Hand-picked content from the world of art for your weekend reading and viewing.

Art + Design -

On the ninth death anniversary of the legendary MF Husain, Darshana Ramdev in STIR draws attention to ‘The Attenborough Panels’, a curiously little talked about work by Husain that was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi. 



From pangolins and lonely ice fishing huts to the motorbike-riding steet vendors of Hanoi, Vietnam, The Guardian features the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. 

 


Did you know that the iconic Dutch painter Rembrandt once painted a self-portrait to impress the relatives of his future wife? Kate Brown in Artnet News sheds light on this fascinating bit of art world gossip. 


 

Head over to Colossal to experience the distinct charm of tiny hand-cranked machines by the artist Federico Tobon. 


 

The artist Hilma af Klimt should rightfully be acknowledged as one of the pioneers of the abstract art movement. But how come she ended up being almost written out of history? Elizabeth Horkley in Hyperallergic points us towards some answers.  


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