Tag: Artist

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  • Absolute poetry in motion

    Absolute poetry in motion

    Young Odissi exponent Prachi Hota gave an exemplary account of herself by expertly depicting the nine rasas.

    July 28, 2018
  • An unflinching dreamer

    An unflinching dreamer

    His was an extraordinary life lived with an honesty as penetrating as his electric blue eyes, and shared as occasional snippets delivered dryly with his inimitable Flemish accent. A poignant obituary to Herman van Hecke.

    July 22, 2018
  • The artist as storyteller

    The artist as storyteller

    The ‘Graphic Narrative’ is often seen from the outside as a riddle. The situation is even more piquant in India where the graphic artist works under the pall of puerility brought on by a society's view of their work as glorified doodles, child's play, and thus worth dismissing.

    June 24, 2018
  • Religion of Joy

    Religion of Joy

    To recall Rabindranath Tagore today ~ his birthday ~ is to step into the world of joy, indeed a world of endless curiosity and wonder that imparts a unique sensitivity to the inner vision of excellence and the quest for the beyond. He endears joy not as a catalyst to influence imagination, but as a …

    May 9, 2018
  • ‘I like to remain free from any labelling’

    ‘I like to remain free from any labelling’

    Artist Sujata Bajaj was in Kolkata recently for an exhibition. She talked about her interest in Lord Ganesha and a lot more.

    March 25, 2018
  • I believe everyone is an artist

    I believe everyone is an artist

    A notch above usual graffiti artists, Ben Eine has been turning heads and defining a new style of street art through his works. His unique “alphabet lettering” on street shop shutters in London got him noticed, and now he has taken to lighting up the streets of Paris, Stockholm, Hastings, Newcastle upon Tyne, Copenhagen, Los …

    March 10, 2018
  • Ottanthullal artist collapses, dies during performance

    Ottanthullal artist collapses, dies during performance

    Noted Ottanthullal exponent Kalamandalam Geethanandan collapsed and died while performing at a temple in nearby Irinjalakkuda. Though Geethanandan (58), retired head of Thullal Department at Kalamandalam Deemed University of Art and Culture was rushed to a nearby hospital, he was declared brought dead last evening, police said. A video clip of his last performance circulating …

    January 29, 2018
  • No saint no sinner!

    No saint no sinner!

    A biography of Osho's first disciple, Laxmi, is an illustration of how to deal with life's adversities.

    December 20, 2017
  • The artist who explores abstraction in art through text

    The artist who explores abstraction in art through text

    Artist Jagmohan Bangani, whose solo show “Visual Scriptures” was inaugurated recently and will remain on display till December 24, explores abstraction by using text, words or even a group of words and scripts which we frequently encounter in our daily life. “Gaining new experiences with experimenting different text forms over the canvas surface is a …

    December 9, 2017
  • PM Modi thanks Bhuj artist for drawing his 80-sq-ft sketch

    PM Modi thanks Bhuj artist for drawing his 80-sq-ft sketch

    An artist from Bhuj, Gujarat who had drawn an 80-square-feet sketch of Narendra Modi, touted to be the world’s biggest, got a pleasant surprise on Tuesday as he got a call from the Prime Minister’s Office thanking him for the gesture. In a tweet, PM Modi said: “Got this sketch from Manoj, who belongs to …

    November 28, 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
  • ‘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
  • Imagining Krishna

    Imagining Krishna

     The world of art has quite often seen self-taught prodigies rising to great heights. There have been others whose talents were drowned by their professional commitments. Snehasish Bhattacharya can claim the achievement of remaining faithful to an early painting for painting even after completing his masters in Business Administration, ventuiring into IT and finally settling …

    August 28, 2016
  • ‘We are bent on making Ambedkar radical again’

    ‘We are bent on making Ambedkar radical again’

    ‘We are bent on making Ambedkar radical again’

    August 7, 2016