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Sunday Herald art & culture

The bedrock of printed crafts

Published on 06-Feb-2016
block by block : Artist Govindlal Prajapati carves a wooden block in his studio.

India is renowned for printed textiles since millennia. Accounts of travellers, writers and poets have extolled the brilliance...

Here, fall in love with Urdu

Published on 06-Feb-2016
excellent effort Sanjiv Saraf's Rekhta Foundation provides a credible platform to appreciate Urdu literature.

There he was, in a dark room. Reciting his poem with a quiver and a drawl. He, in a grey suit, his hair pulled back,...

Slow & steady

Published on 06-Feb-2016
graceful Rekha Raju

Her kohl-rimmed eyes dance in merriment when we talk about Mohiniyattam. The excitement in her voice...

Threads touched

Published on 30-Jan-2016

Ten years ago, Navjot's exhibit Water Weaving (2005), at Talwar Gallery, New York, had a solitary work...

A dramatic coupling

Published on 30-Jan-2016

Ajeet Singh Palawat's awe and enthusiasm for Bengaluru's theatre audience is heartwarming. The actor and playwright ...

The fame after the funk

Published on 30-Jan-2016
Mark Ronson

In the back of a cab, Mark Ronson, 40, is settling in for a rant. It is a modern and entertaining Grumpy ...

From the 'picture'sque pages...

Published on 30-Jan-2016
wow! Pop-up book by Robert Sabuda (left) is one among the trove of artistic books.

Some of the most beautiful and artistic books I've had the pleasure of encountering lie amidst piles of mediocre ...

A winning stance

Published on 23-Jan-2016

Watching Haleem Khan, you think, "Here is a dancer performing Kuchipudi. Here is a dancer in stree vesham. And, here is a person...

The finesse of filigree

Published on 23-Jan-2016
intricate A silver filigree. Photo by dilip Banerjee

The women of Odisha are known for their love for silver jewellery, which includes solid and carved bracelets, waistbands...

Back to the roots

Published on 23-Jan-2016
accomplished  Anoushka Shankar

The unerring sense of calm is palpable when she slides her fingers on the strings of her sitar. On one occasion, she shuts...

Photo Gallery
Relatives of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad mourn his death at his home in Betador in Hubli...

Relatives of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad mourn his death at his home in Betador in Hubli...

Vehicles stranded at Jawahar Tunnel, which connects the valley to the rest of the country during...

Vehicles stranded at Jawahar Tunnel, which connects the valley to the rest of the country during...

Girls taking selfie during the lok Mela at Punjabi University in Patiala...

Girls taking selfie during the lok Mela at Punjabi University in Patiala...

President Pranab Mukherjee walks at the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan during its press...

President Pranab Mukherjee walks at the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan during its press...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi inspects guard of honour during...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi inspects guard of honour during...

Gold medal winners Prarthana Thombare and Sharrmadaa Baluu of India, pose during the presentation...

Gold medal winners Prarthana Thombare and Sharrmadaa Baluu of India, pose during the presentation...

Bangladesh Goalkeeper Md Rasel Mahmud in action against Nepal during the group matches of the...

Bangladesh Goalkeeper Md Rasel Mahmud in action against Nepal during the group matches of the...

Shooters of India and Pakistan take part in the individual 25m center fire pistol men's...

Shooters of India and Pakistan take part in the individual 25m center fire pistol men's...

Sri Lanka's Nalantha De Silva, right approaches as India's P.L.Thiamanna, tries to control the...

Sri Lanka's Nalantha De Silva, right approaches as India's P.L.Thiamanna, tries to control the...

T Gopi of India winner of gold medal (front ) and Suresh Kumar of India winner of silver medal...

T Gopi of India winner of gold medal (front ) and Suresh Kumar of India winner of silver medal...

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