January 13, 2012
Artist Hema Upadhyay addresses issues of urban migration and urban spaces through her art works »
January 6, 2012
“Madam, yahaan sab erotic items milte hain, erotic pendant chahiye?” The shopkeeper had a deadpan look on his face as he showcased all his erotic-ware on the table. Crudely designed sculptures in v...
December 8, 2011
Dominated by rich colours, the pieces created for Antara, an exhibition of handcrafted home décor, captivates the viewers. »
November 24, 2011
It is a celebration of poetic imagery and ritual symbolism. The traditional Indian lamp, agal diya or kuthuvilakku, is a harbinger of auspicious beginnings. From the humble stone agal and clay diy...
November 4, 2011
Artist Dimpy Menon highlights the resilience, joy, strength and freedom of the human spirit through a series of bronze sculptures at her new exhibition at Chawla Art Gallery in Saket's Square One...
November 3, 2011
At Kalakshetra, sculptors from a village in Puri have shaped sandstone into magical forms to adorn the Koothambalam that is being renovated. »
October 24, 2011
There is something magical about Sisir Sahana's glass sculpture series “I've Seen the Tiger” on display at Gallery Sumukha. They make you want to dive right into them, as though they are inviting p...
October 6, 2011
Flour, yeast, eggs, spices…Anjali Srinivasan challenges the technical and conceptual boundaries of glass art with her alchemical approach. T. Krithika Reddy talks to the artist
September 17, 2011
Come Durga Puja, their creations will hold the entire city of Kolkata spellbound for five days. Yet, for the artisans on the banks of the Hooghly, it is just a means of survival. BISHWANATH GHOSH watches as the gods take shape under their skilled hands...
September 3, 2011
Over the years, Ganesh festivities in the city have come to centre around the towering idol set up at Khairatabad. A cynosure of all eyes during the 11-day long celebrations, the Khairatabad Ganes...
January 10, 2012
Kala Samaavesha features an overwhelming range in terms of subject, medium and volume »
December 12, 2011
A year-end exhibition at The Residency spreads considerable cheer and happiness, if you are in a mood to splurge
December 7, 2011
The survival of Libya's most important heritage structures, amidst the tremendous losses inflicted on life and property by brutal conflict, has brought a sense of relief. However, the organised lo...
November 13, 2011
Liviu Mocan, a Romanian sculptor, who plans to make Chennai one of the sites for his multi-continent project ‘Following the Sun' that rests on the metaphor of the seed. Shruthi Mathews has the details
November 3, 2011
Leela Samson Director of Kalakshetra answers queries about Rukmini Devi's vision for the Koothambalam, why Orissa craftsmen were engaged and not those from Mamallapuram , and her response to the s...
October 30, 2011
Joe Demetro's sculptures speak of his need for god, restrained by a stubborn resistance towards religion while his paintings talk freedom
October 7, 2011
Priyanshu Thakur's sculptures and canvases, on display at Prakrit Arts, show that the 12-year-old has an eye for detail
September 21, 2011
Figurines from Bastar or wooden toys from Chennapatna, these and plenty more are available on Kiran Patil's portal that hopes to keep craftspeople in business, writes Nithya Sivashankar
September 10, 2011
The Kapilavastu relics (fragments of Buddha's bones) will travel to Sri Lanka next January, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Ashok K. Kantha, said here on Saturday.
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August 30, 2011
Shitanshu G. Maurya's collection of stoneware ceramic sculptures currently on display at Apparao Galleries is a celebration of the earthy, the unvarnished, and the unglamorous. The hallmark of the...