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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Art and Culture


Art loves a tragedy

November 14, 2018 6:52 pm

In Mehsampur, Kabir Singh Chowdhry crafts a film that has no time for labels but offers a glimpse into the ethics of filmmaking

Ecofriendly and beautiful: India's grasswork and handicraft communities

May 25, 2016 3:12 pm

India has a rich and ancient culture of resource optimisation, waste management and sustainable material usage. Here's looking at some craftwork laced with grass, fibre and other waste, originating from diverse Indian landscapes.

Humayun Tomb finial: How the king got its crown back

May 08, 2016 2:21 pm

The 18ft ornamental ensemble on the Humayun Tomb was given a coating of 22-carat gold to match its original crowning splendour.

On a spiritual quest in art

October 24, 2015 6:28 pm

At an ongoing exhibition in the Capital, artist Aiyana Gunjan's works showcases elements from Arabic 'thulus' to Buddhism and the tantric bindu.

5 reasons why Kolkata is glad Pujo is over

October 23, 2015 8:15 pm

Most Kolkatans will give you the patent "durga-pujo-is-the-world's-largest-art-festival" answer when you ask them about Durga Pujo. It's only when you scratch deeper that the cracks appear.

Reward of Oz

October 12, 2012 2:58 am

Oz Fest,to be held in various Indian cities including Pune,will see several cross-cultural collaborations in art and culture over the next four months.

Having bagged 58 awards,Himachal forgets to honour its own greats

March 14, 2012 3:35 am

State BJP government seems to have forgotten to honour its own in the field of literature and culture.

Shades of Perseverance

October 10, 2011 12:51 am

Hailing from a family of artists,Varsha Kharatmal is gifted with the skill of playing with colours and creating awe-inspiring works of art with them,but she has never been able to listen to the praise that her work evokes because she is hearing and speech impaired.