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Sunday Herald art & culture

Art resurrected

Published on 23-Apr-2016

Forgotten treasures in dusty storerooms come alive as sparkling artefacts at the Museum of Christian Art in Mumbai, writes...

In Taiwan, beauty on the surface

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Taiwan porcelain. Photo by author

Any art & crafts buff who travels to Taipei (Taiwan's capital) and Nantou County will be astounded by the variety of porcelain...

On entering The Future...

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Will.i.am. Photo courtesy: will.i.am/gallery

American musician and entrepreneur will.i.am talks to Harry Wallop about his love for technology, his time as a judge...

Dust jackets, can't shrug them off

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Dust jackets of first editions, once a functional component of books, are now highly valued collector's items.

A friend once told me in frustration, 'I never know what to do with the dust jacket after I've bought a hardcover book...

Wings of colours

Published on 16-Apr-2016

The best-dressed woman in the world, on the occasion of the grandest spectacle in history, bedazzled kings and princes ...

Playing out passion

Published on 16-Apr-2016
Prabal Gupta

Dance is the hidden language of the soul," said the legend Martha Graham. And Prabal Gupta, a sought-after ...

The song will go on...

Published on 16-Apr-2016
gifted Opera singer Subin Sebastian; (right) the artiste at a concert.

Subin Sebastian's voice is rare. But the world is not kind to the uniquely gifted. As a countertenor, in fact...

The globetrotting Hamlet

Published on 16-Apr-2016

Imagine a writer who still commands the attention of readers and actors more than 4 centuries after his birth...

Under hammer, the Bard's best books

Published on 09-Apr-2016
a closer look Portrait of William Shakespeare from the title page of 'First Folio'. Photo courtesy: Graphica Artis / Bridgeman Images / Christie's Images LTD

In a unique auction that is set to take place on May 25, 2016, the first four Shakespeare Folios will be going...

Wearable history

Published on 09-Apr-2016
 Jewellery .Photos by author

I'm looking at a piece of history. Not any history, but at something that may be 2,000 years old. "Each piece is different...

Photo Gallery
Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Boys cool themselves in a pond on a hot summer afternoon at a village near Balurghat in South...

Boys cool themselves in a pond on a hot summer afternoon at a village near Balurghat in South...

A duck quenches its thirst at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A duck quenches its thirst at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A pair of tigers at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A pair of tigers at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

Devotees take holy dip in the Kshipra river during Simhasth Kumbha Mela in Ujjain...

Devotees take holy dip in the Kshipra river during Simhasth Kumbha Mela in Ujjain...

Farmers bathe their cattle in a stream during hot summer day in Kasara, Thane...

Farmers bathe their cattle in a stream during hot summer day in Kasara, Thane...

Actors Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu during their mehndi Ceremony in Mumbai...

Actors Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu during their mehndi Ceremony in Mumbai...

Villagers gather to collect water from a well that was filled by a tanker in Kasara, Thane...

Villagers gather to collect water from a well that was filled by a tanker in Kasara, Thane...

Protesters throw stones on security personnel during clashes in Srinagar...

Protesters throw stones on security personnel during clashes in Srinagar...

Muslim children paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of 463rd Birth Anniversary...

Muslim children paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of 463rd Birth Anniversary...