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Sunday Herald art & culture

Deconstructing a seascape

Published on 23-Jul-2016
tile tales: The Olympics aquatics centre that carries Adriana Varejao's artwork

In a few weeks, as TV cameras swoop over the Olympic Park in the Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, viewers will glimpse......

Wooden wonders of Varanasi

Published on 23-Jul-2016

Colourful wooden toys of the 10-headed Ravana lined the front row, while cute Russian dolls of Lord Ganesh, and pretty women...

Carrying a legacy

Published on 23-Jul-2016
In step Bharatanatyam artiste Nandini Ramani

Her resume reads like the idyllic dream. Dancer, respected art critic, winner of Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar...

Behind masks

Published on 23-Jul-2016
Creating new faces A family of mask makers at work in Purulia district of West Bengal; (below) 'chhau'  performers in their full gear.

The Sanskrit treatise on the dramatic arts, Natya Shastra, includes a section on masks, as they were considered a natural extension...

Candid with a comedian

Published on 16-Jul-2016
entertainer Kaneez Surka

Comedian Kaneez Surka had early beginnings in comedy. As early as high school. Playing the role of an amnesia-ridden nun...

What's on the purse?

Published on 16-Jul-2016

My first recollection of a Bhopali batua is my grandma's amber-coloured one: a small, almost half-moon shaped, embellished...

A martial art for body & soul

Published on 16-Jul-2016

Feet swung upside down, body suspended in mid-air, with just the ankle locked to the rope - this has to be the defining...

Humorous banters

Published on 16-Jul-2016

Your identity is your most valuable possession." Do you know which great personality said this? Well, it was Elastigirl...

Art as a prayer

Published on 16-Jul-2016
When Less is more Some of American artist Agnes Martin's minimalist works

Lots of painters paint about painting," said American artist Agnes Martin. "But my painting is about meaning." Martin...

A silent return

Published on 09-Jul-2016
Soulful: R&B Singer Maxwell (Photo by Ryan Pfluger/NYT)

R&B artiste Maxwell, gone for seven years, is returning to an almost unrecognisable musical landscape with his new album...

Photo Gallery
Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

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