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Abstract expressionism to soothe the mind at this Delhi exhibition | art and culture

Abstract expressionism to soothe the mind at this Delhi exhibition | art and culture

A blend of pattern designs, geometric and lyrical abstractions soothe the eyes as one looks at the artworks displayed at the ongoing exhibition titled Land of Tranquil. Delhi-based artist Meher Juneja uses abstract expressionism, and inspiration from her own life and journey, to create these canvases. “According to me art ...

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Many bridges, many images – The Hindu

Many bridges, many images - The Hindu

Ninasam Tirugata is travelling with two plays this season, Setubandhana, written and directed by K. V. Akshara, and Ascharya Chudamani, an ancient Sanskrit play written by Shaktibhadra and translated by B.R. Venkataramana Aithal, directed by Joseph John. The Ninasam Tirugata is a unique programme where the Ninasam troupe travels to ...

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Auschwitz museum exhibits art of World War II Nazi death camp’s survivor | art and culture

Auschwitz museum exhibits art of World War II Nazi death camp’s survivor | art and culture

The Auschwitz museum unveiled Tuesday its largest-ever exhibition of the art of David Olere, a survivor of the World War II Nazi death camp who detailed his experiences in the gas chambers on canvas after the conflict. “His work is exceptional because without him (Olere), we wouldn’t know what was ...

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Drama at MAMI – The Hindu

Drama at MAMI - The Hindu

While movie buffs might have their fill at the ongoing Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star Festival (MAMI), if one were to really scour through the itinerary there are always stray delights likely to warm the cockles of the inveterate theatregoer’s soul. These could be films set against ...

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Creatif in Hyderabad reimagines works of eminent artists to present utilitarian and décor collections

Creatif in Hyderabad reimagines works of eminent artists to present utilitarian and décor collections

When there’s art all around you, it’s bound to influence the way you think. Supriya Lahoti grew up watching established and emerging artists display their work at Kalakriti, the gallery run by her parents Prshant and Rekha Lahoti. An art student, she wondered why art isn’t commonly considered a gift. ...

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Peter Nygard, the Canadian fashion mogul wants to paint Indian colours, heritage on world map | art and culture

Peter Nygard, the Canadian fashion mogul wants to paint Indian colours, heritage on world map | art and culture

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, on a visit to the Pink City, was left mesmerised by the colours and rich heritage, which he is keen to take to his customers internationally. “The vibrant Indian colours have left me in awe. I am soaking in the rich heritage of Rajasthan and ...

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UN to launch project to inventory India’s intangible heritage | art and culture

UN to launch project to inventory India’s intangible heritage | art and culture

Concerned over the “disappearance” of many intangible legacy of India over time, the UN will soon launch a project on creating an “inventory” of art forms, craftsmanship and other intangible cultural heritage of the country. UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev said the “wiki-styled project” involving multiple stakeholders is ...

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Iconic painting of Delhi Durbar of 1903 restored

Iconic painting of Delhi Durbar of 1903 restored

One of the biggest and most iconic oil paintings in the collection of Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) depicting the Delhi Durbar of 1903, has been restored and will be soon put on display at one of its renovated galleries. Titled State Entry Into Delhi, the painting was commissioned by the ...

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Journey of music: How members of Dilli gharana are keeping up with changing times | art and culture

Journey of music: How members of Dilli gharana are keeping up with changing times | art and culture

It will be too much to expect Aalif Iqbal Khan to understand the significance of being the youngest descendant of the Dilli gharana. He is five years old – too young to know the history of the family or the legacy he will have to uphold in the years to ...

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Riot of colours – The Hindu

Riot of colours - The Hindu

A flood of colours and emotions oozes out of the works of Ravi Kattakuri, currently on display at the ongoing art exhibition at Andhra University Department of Fine Arts. While the characteristic feminine face with pouting lips is predominant in Ravi’s repertoire, the exhibition also showcases the changing dynamics of ...

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