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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
Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

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