Tag: Art

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  • Forget beaches, art takes centre stage in Goa

    Forget beaches, art takes centre stage in Goa

    The festival, which kicked off on December 15 and will continue till December 22, is a multi-disciplinary event.

    December 19, 2017
  • Royal Fables’ Palace Karkhana brings royalty under one roof

    Royal Fables’ Palace Karkhana brings royalty under one roof

    Royal Fables' Palace Karkhana, a brand that promotes the hand-crafted tale of Princely India.

    November 25, 2017
  • Deconstructing key women characters in Ramayana and Mahabharata

    Deconstructing key women characters in Ramayana and Mahabharata

    The idea is to question one’s innermost desire and believe in ourselves as women, says Sunaina Bhalla on her work.

    November 13, 2017
  • Art of the Matter

    Art of the Matter

    Early Indian art, like Indian spirituality, is the manifestation of a perception of harmony, of oneness and a serene flow of internal bliss. This realisation is not generated by intellect or intellectual pursuit. In the spiritual sphere, the Vedic Rishi is the seer (drasta) of the eternal truth. The language of the veda is a …

    November 5, 2017
  • ‘I’m a sentimental artist’

    ‘I’m a sentimental artist’

    Italian artist Marco Nereo Rotelli is known for blurring the line between visual art and poetry. His startling use of light, imparting a beatific look to famous buildings in several cities of the world has earned him a distinct place in contemporary art. His collaboration with Syrian poet Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said Esber) has set …

    November 4, 2017
  • Dewdrops of a moment

    Dewdrops of a moment

    A self-taught artist, Ruchi Singhal has honed her craft towards seeking to coin her own visual vocabulary. A review of Mapping Nature's Notes.

    November 2, 2017
  • Festival of arts

    Festival of arts

    The myriad facets of the festival of arts

    October 26, 2017
  • Human expressions come alive through strokes

    Human expressions come alive through strokes

    It is all about figurative form of painting which brings alive the human expressions and environment at artist Binoy Varghese’s ongoing solo painting exhibition “Let a 100 flowers bloom”. Being showcased at the Palette Art Gallery in the national capital, the show is a suite of 16 canvasses that celebrate the ethos of all communities …

    October 21, 2017
  • Lithography: Kolkata’s woodcut artists

    Lithography: Kolkata’s woodcut artists

    Eminent researcher and author Ashit Paul discusses how 19th century woodcut prints, lithographs and oleographs captured the popular market and occupied the minds of the general population with ideas of art.

    October 14, 2017
  • Figures in Motion: Exploring the human form

    Figures in Motion: Exploring the human form

    Artist Jatin Das’ new works,Figures in Motion, are deceptively calm.

    October 14, 2017
  • A visual effect

    A visual effect

    An endearing portrayal of the owl and a debut solo with a series on Paper Towns, marked the art scene in the Capital last week.

    September 28, 2017
  • ‘I am inspired by the spirit of women’

    ‘I am inspired by the spirit of women’

    Presenting a unique concept that tries to defy the traditional classifications by bridging the gap between high and low forms of art, artist Radhika Gupta will be showcasing her solo-art exhibition, Feels, on 23-24 September. This event will be held at the PHD Chambers of Commerce and Industry. In an e-mail interaction with Kunal Roy, …

    September 21, 2017
  • A potpourri of talent

    A potpourri of talent

    Even while some established and somewhat lesser known “renowned” artists launched their shows on the same evening, five bright young artists from a rich potpourri showed at IHC’s Open Palm Court. It was good to see young artists trained at South Delhi Polytechnic fully abreast with students from Bishwabharati and Govt College, Calcutta. Painters Priyanka …

    August 24, 2017
  • Beyond just walls

    Beyond just walls

    It is interesting to note that through the interspersing of colour ~ a welcome relief made possible through some creative endeavours ~ a rather dull concrete Metro pillar dons a cape of meticulously placed tiles, resulting in a cheerful depiction of Mother Nature. Similarly, weathered walls encourage racing passers-by to pause, breathe and appreciate. “Expression …

    August 24, 2017
  • And quiet flows the river

    And quiet flows the river

    Rivers have played a vital role in creating; sustaining and promoting ethnic cultures in the small towns and villages they flow along. As part of the UK India Year of Culture, UK and India-based artists have been working together to produce ten large silk flags, during a residential workshop in Murshidabad, as part of the …

    August 19, 2017
  • Encounters with Balkan ethnography

    Encounters with Balkan ethnography

    An exhibition representing the ethnographic cultural traditions of Balkans and their multi-layered identities entitled "Textiles and Decoration in the Culture of the Serbs in the 19th and the First Half of the 20th Centuries" was inaugurated by Rashmi Verma, Secretary in the Ministry of Culture & Tourism, last week. This fantastic art display has been …

    July 31, 2017
  • Bountiful lessons

    Bountiful lessons

    Summer months are the dry season in the Capital's cultural calendar, when music and dance programmes become scarce. This is the time when music and dance workshops attract the youngsters to learn the art form under capable Gurus (teachers). This critic was lucky to visit two such workshops, held under the guidance of two renowned …

    July 20, 2017