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United colours of Subodh Gupta

United colours of Subodh Gupta

Subodh Gupta is a hands-on, meticulous sculptor, and as he takes up the mantle of curator at the upcoming Serendipity Arts Festival (for a section in the Visual Arts component), this attention to detail has translated into a very ‘present’ maker. On site, at the 19th century Old Goa Medical ...

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Swing, blues, fusion: All that jazz will be at this fest in Delhi | art and culture

Swing, blues, fusion: All that jazz will be at this fest in Delhi | art and culture

If you are a lover of jazz or want to acquaint yourself with the genre, then head to Giants of Jazz, an ongoing music festival. In its fourth edition, this event has artists and bands from across the world. The performances at the 10-day-long festival will include artists from France, ...

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Adhir Bhat: From a refugee to a playwright

Adhir Bhat: From a refugee to a playwright

In the past ten years, Adhir Bhat has done more than 45 productions in Hindi, English and Urdu, as playwright and actor. He has to his credit, the Mahindra award winning plays, ‘Dhumrapan’ (as writer) and ‘Gasha’ (actor and story), well-received plays such as ‘Sometimes’, ‘Internal Affairs’, ‘Kaand’, ‘Gaa Re ...

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Different ideas, different techniques – The Hindu

They are human too - The Hindu

These days, it is not easy to determine an artist’s roots – where he hails from, etc. Young aspirants think, conceive and express their ideas through a style and technique that are essentially global. The six young artists — Chandrakant Halyal, Suraj Nagwanshi, Prashant Kuwar, Gauri Ambekar, Nilisha Phad and ...

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Sahitya Akademi announces winners in 24 languages | art and culture

Sahitya Akademi announces winners in 24 languages | art and culture

An extensive range of works representing diversity in contemporary Indian literature, comprising seven collections of poetry, six novels, six short story collections, three works of literary criticism and two collections of essays were announced on Wednesday as the winners of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 in 24 languages. The ...

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Meet Anita Fedver who specialises in sewing thread on canvas

Meet Anita Fedver who specialises in sewing thread on canvas

Anita Fedver grew up in Vukovar, an idyllic small town in Croatia. “It’s a tradition back home for girls to be taught stitching, embroidery, knitting and crochet from a very young age,” says Anita, who has been practising this intricate form of tapestry for more than four decades. “My mother ...

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Eggs for the art – The Hindu

They are human too - The Hindu

In the early 2000s, Shankar Silaparasetty was a fitness coach. Little did he know that one day he’d be using eggs (that he recommended to his clients) to make art! He uses egg shells for his works of art. From Gautam Buddha to Spider-Man, he has rendered them all. Thirty-seven-year-old ...

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The world in black and white

The world in black and white

It was all about shadow and light at the Visakha Museum last weekend as 16-year-old Shriya Baru displayed over 32 of her black and white paintings and called her exhibition, “My world in Black and White”. “I have been in awe of black and white paintings for quite some time ...

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High-functioning sociopaths and a missing panther

High-functioning sociopaths and a missing panther

The negotiation is afoot. To the background score of Hugh Jackman-starrer The Greatest Showman’s upbeat song, ‘The Other Side’, Dr Watson, Inspector Jacques Clouseau and the latter’s lookalike, are engaged in vehement parley. A bartender can be seen in the backdrop, handling the shakers and shot glasses. Choreographer Vikas Rao, ...

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‘The word God is nothing but human weakness to me’: Albert Einstein’s letter sold for USD 3 million | art and culture

‘The word God is nothing but human weakness to me’: Albert Einstein’s letter sold for USD 3 million | art and culture

German scientist Albert Einstein’s most famous letter about his views on God and religion, written just a year before his death, has been sold for a whopping USD 2.89 million at an auction here. The letter was expected to fetch upto USD 1.5 million, Christie’s said in a statement. The ...

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