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Painter of darkness

Dark arts,  'The Puppet' by artist Ganesh Pyne.

Ganesh Pyne, who rendered dark, brooding, soulful and unsettling images, came to be known as an artist's artist, remembers Giridhar Khasnis...

A maverick forever

Singer T M Krishna, an artiste of many hues and many contradictions, he does not believe in the stereotyped kutcheri format. Photo by Hariharan Sankaran

He is "arrogant". He is "eccentric". When he performs, he can be infuriating. Audiences cannot understand him. Sabhas invite him with misgivings...

To go around in circles is art here...

Tribals in Chhattisgarh perform 'saila' dance. DH photo

The many dance forms of Chhattisgarh reflect the exuberance of tribals, mirroring their rich culture and traditions. Being original and in no way influenced...

Finding the 'chitrakar'

Pattachitra is one of the oldest art forms of Odisha. DH photo

In the small settlement of Raghurajpur, Odisha, Ashis dutta interacts with a master painter or 'pattachitrakar', who brings to life the themes of Vaishnava...

Minds of the mystery solvers

George Baker (right) as Inspector Wexford of Ruth Rendell mysteries. DH photo

Inspector Wexford or Commander Dalgliesh? Or to put it another way: Ruth Rendell or P D James? Who is better? I began asking myself...

Photo Gallery
An anti-government protester with her face painted in the colors of Venezuela's flag with the...

An anti-government protester with her face painted in the colors of Venezuela's flag with the...

Rescue boats sail around the South Korean passenger ship 'Sewol' which sank, during their rescue...

Rescue boats sail around the South Korean passenger ship 'Sewol' which sank, during their rescue...

A masked penitent takes part in the procession of the 'Santa Veracruz'' brotherhood, during Holy...

A masked penitent takes part in the procession of the 'Santa Veracruz'' brotherhood, during Holy...

Printer Jose Lomeli holds newspaper printing plates for the first copies of the inaugural Los...

Printer Jose Lomeli holds newspaper printing plates for the first copies of the inaugural Los...

A city worker helps clear away debris caused by recent earthquakes in Nagarote, Nicaragua...

A city worker helps clear away debris caused by recent earthquakes in Nagarote, Nicaragua...

A search worker uses a dog to help look through a pile of debris, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at...

A search worker uses a dog to help look through a pile of debris, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at...

Catherine (L), Duchess of Cambridge, waves to residents as she walks with local official Miranda...

Catherine (L), Duchess of Cambridge, waves to residents as she walks with local official Miranda...

A green sea turtle lies inside a container after being treated for injuries at the University at...

A green sea turtle lies inside a container after being treated for injuries at the University at...

A three-month-old Bengal white tiger cub is seen inside its enclosure at the Buenos Aires' Zoo...

A three-month-old Bengal white tiger cub is seen inside its enclosure at the Buenos Aires' Zoo...

An Alfa Romeo 4C is pictured at a media event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during the...

An Alfa Romeo 4C is pictured at a media event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during the...

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