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Sunday Herald art & culture

Soft cloth, strong messages

Published on 25-Jun-2016
 'Home is Where Your Heart Is' by Deborah Salmon

Wildfires were burning across California as Marion Coleman began Firestorm, her quilt about the flames that ravaged the Oakland...

Magic of metal works

Published on 25-Jun-2016
Souvenir A black metal artefact.  Photo by Author

Hyderabad has not shaken off the legacy of the Nizam era and for tourists with an eye for souvenirs, things may turn...

Liberating steps

Published on 25-Jun-2016
new form A 'Butoh'  performance

The performers' bodies and faces were awash with white paint; over a playlist of contemporary and classical music, and a period...

When camels make fashion statements

Published on 18-Jun-2016
Split-ply braiding technique

Animals in India have, through the ages, been part of life and custom whether in battle or for ceremonial purposes, in royal processions...

Reborn to flourish

Published on 18-Jun-2016
enchanted  Anupama Kylash

Quietly and without fanfare, history was created in independent India with a performance of Vilasini Natyam 2 decades ago...

'Her' power is limitless

Published on 18-Jun-2016

Let me hear your voice again, the time for song has returned," crooned Sandra Pasini on a nascent summer evening in Bengaluru...

A painting's tale

Published on 18-Jun-2016
shocker 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon' by Pablo Picasso

In 1907, Bateau Lavoir (The Laundry Boat) was just a ramshackle wooden structure in Paris. It was poorly heated and had a single...

Wizardry in woodwork

Published on 11-Jun-2016
all chips in Pieces of materials such as shell, bone, pearl, stone, ivory and metal are inserted into carved depressions of a wooden framework  to beautify it. Photos by author

Punjab lies in the foothills of the sub-Himalayas, and this has given it abundant forest wealth. An outcome of this has been...

Return of a musician

Published on 11-Jun-2016
soulful William Bell's album 'This Is Where I Live' comes after a decade.  Photo by Raymond McCrea Jones/NYT

The pioneering label Stax Records is best known for gritty, down-and-dirty soul classics by such giants as Otis Redding...

Soft on nature

Published on 11-Jun-2016
colours of care Purvi Doshi (in the foreground) with models sporting her creations.

By the end of this year, I will come up with a complete vegan collection!" declares Ahmedabad-based designer Purvi Doshi. She is one of...

Photo Gallery
Dark clouds over the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday...

Dark clouds over the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs prays besides Mother's tomb...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs prays besides Mother's tomb...

An eagle on the premises of the Government Ayurveda College and Hospital in Mysuru on Friday...

An eagle on the premises of the Government Ayurveda College and Hospital in Mysuru on Friday...

Bollywood actors Kalki Koechlin and Imaran Khan during the special screening of short film...

Bollywood actors Kalki Koechlin and Imaran Khan during the special screening of short film...

Muslims offering last Friday prayers in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy...

Muslims offering last Friday prayers in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy...

People climb stairs at Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi...

People climb stairs at Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi...

A priest performs worship near Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas during a ceremony...

A priest performs worship near Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas during a ceremony...

Police personnel with the bikes after the launch of 'Rapid Rural Police Response System' at Punjab..

Police personnel with the bikes after the launch of 'Rapid Rural Police Response System' at Punjab..

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affaira visits the country's oldest...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affaira visits the country's oldest...

A peocock flies at the Rajbhavan in Mumbai on Friday...

A peocock flies at the Rajbhavan in Mumbai on Friday...

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