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Sunday Herald art & culture

A tale of two modern classics

Published on 23-May-2015
A reel Rewind (Left) Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman in 'Midnight Cowboy'; Jack Nicholson & Faye Dunaway in 'Chinatown'.

Two long-awaited films on Blu-Ray are finally here, Midnight Cowboy and Chinatown, and it is a pleasure to see them...

Crafting livelihoods

Published on 23-May-2015
exquisite Some fine examples of Dhokra artefacts that include home decor items and jewellery.

Jharkhand is bestowed with rich natural resources, vibrant cultural traditions and a distinct tribal identity. It is known...

Rocking a harmony

Published on 23-May-2015
Music mantra Artiste Mohini Dey during a performance.

She is 18, extremely confident and knows that she has the talent to scale the heights. One doesn't even get offended...

Life of an artist

Published on 23-May-2015
In time One of Paritosh Sen's works titled 'Refugees'; (below) a self-portrait of the artist.

"My father had two marriages," Paritosh Sen would recall. "From his first marriage he had five sons and three daughters...

The spring in her step

Published on 16-May-2015
Footloose Bharatanatyam exponent Geeta Chandran

She is a dancer and choreographer, a celebrated artiste and a star-performer, and yet she is as chatty as a close friend.

Art of eccentricity

Published on 16-May-2015
Height of arrogance The self-styled master of pop, Kanye West, is out with his latest album 'Yeezus'.

Kanye West might have an ego the size of the solar system and serious delusions of deity status - the modest megastar...

Charms of smocking

Published on 16-May-2015

When a loved one returned from a trip to Mhow recently, she gifted me two of the famous garments from the region...

And the stage is set

Published on 16-May-2015

She is a visionary of sorts in the theatre circuits. Actor, producer, director and co-founder of Peninsula Studios...

A lasting imprint

Published on 16-May-2015

Bagh, one of the most primitive forms of block-printing, is a laborious technique practised by tribal artisans.

Reading into a solitary vice

Published on 09-May-2015

A young writer at a writing workshop working on her first book nervously asked me recently w...

Photo Gallery
An Indian boy swims in a water body on a hot summer day in New Delhi...

An Indian boy swims in a water body on a hot summer day in New Delhi...

Damaged pickup van and truck after an accident at National Highway in South Dinajpur in West Bengal.

Damaged pickup van and truck after an accident at National Highway in South Dinajpur in West Bengal.

A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

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