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Sunday Herald art & culture

The nature of art

Karl Blossfeldt's portfolio of plant studies continues to influence both conventional and conceptual photographers to this day. Giridhar Khasnis writes about the photographer, who witnessed...

An artiste for all seasons

Lost in music : Vidwan S Shankar, one of the versatile Carnatic artistes.

I met Vidwan S Shankar in 1991 in connection with a music programme.

Interpretations on stone

True to form : Artist Zachariah John with one of his creations. Photo by author

The shapes of sculptures are set in stone, but the creation of mental space in which each person interprets them to suit his fancy is...

Weavers of dreams

Rural art : An array of beautifully crafted 'pattu paays' on display (Photo by author

Tucked away in rural Tamil Nadu, Pattamadai is the birthplace of fine reed mats. Malathi Ramachandran writes about skilled weavers who have been creating these...

Thrills & chills of a marriage

Gone Girl is the first marriage thriller I can think of. A movie where a marriage and not an affair provides suspense, tension, thrills and...

Photo Gallery
Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

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