Art & Fashion

Unfinished business

It is an exhibition that is (in)complete and composed of ideas that work in isolation. Yet, the pieces manage to lead to a conversation between the artist and the viewer, says SHALINI SAKSENA There is an adage— beauty lies in

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Rising from the Ashes

Ruma Devi beat several trained experts to bag an award for her designs. But that is only the surface of her amazing story, says Saimi Sattar A pallu stays firmly fixed on her head. The hands are unwaxed, nails clipped

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Watch out for Inspiring Art Exhibition

Issues such as mounting disease burden, the need to boost preventive healthcare and improving access to affordable and quality care were completely missed out by Modi 2.0, despite it getting a huge mandate. This is highly discouraging Kiran Nadar Museum

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Bridging the Gap between purpose and existence

When one is in complete connection with the inner self, one is able to fill the void in his heart and realise the true meaning of god, says Manoranjan Bhattacharya The highest and ideal goal of the human life is

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Making Art Interactive

The do-not-touch policy no longer applies to artworks as they evolve and change with the participation of the audience, says Chahak Mittal It was on a summer evening in 2013 when a video, showcasing a group of performers who presented

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Lola Kutty Trying Hands on StandUp

Sakshi Sharma Anu Menon, popularly known as Lola Kutty, asserts that regional accents are bound to influence the way we speak English. By Sakshi Sharma A centre parting with braided hair, profusion of jasmine gajras, a small bindi on her

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Emphasizing Women Figurative Art

Olga Bogroff’s small suite is testament to the genesis of Indian contemporary art in Paris. By Uma Nair Picture this, artist Ram Kumar arrives in Paris at the end of 1949. He has a few works with him, which were

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Russian Embassy: A Russian – Indian Evening

Great music, good food aplenty, guests from different walks of life and the underlying bonhomie between our two countries made for a memorable Russia Day Classical music that was zesty and foot- tapping wafted through the air at the Russian

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Rugoff’s Top 3 Indian Artist

Ralph Rugoff’s choice of three Indian artists speaks of his acumen, his observation and his erudite understanding of knowing that his role is one of great responsibility and deep understanding.By Uma Nair For his group show, May You live Interesting

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Giving Sculpting The New Dimensions : Shah

Himmat Shah’s deep understanding of dimension and dynamics is evident in the display of his terracotta works at Bihar Museum, says U Nair The generous 5.3 hectare plot along Patna’s Bailey Road allowed for a variety of site planning approaches,

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