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Addiction for first editions?

Published on 01-Aug-2015
things of beauty The first edition book covers of popular classics.

I once visited the home of a gentleman, a retired civil servant, who insisted he was a book collector. The bookshelves...

The sense of architecture

Published on 01-Aug-2015
Architect-couple Mona Doctor-Pingel and Poppo Pingel.

Architecture has become very retinal," says Mona Doctor-Pingel. After 25 years of practice, architecture is not just a passion...

Greeks and their gigs

Published on 01-Aug-2015
Stringed beauty Lyre, a common musical instrument in ancient Greece.

Greece always reserved a special place for music. Its philosophical and mythological narratives were delivered musically...

Steps over borders

Published on 01-Aug-2015
embracing art Daya Tomiko

Daya Tomiko is not another Japanese who performs Bharatanatyam because it is fashionable. She is someone whose surreal experience...

Pain in colours

Published on 01-Aug-2015
expressive 'Fire', one of 'The Hiroshima Panels' by artists Maruki Toshi & Maruki Iri. AP photo

On August sixth every year, the seven rivers of Hiroshima are filled with lanterns. Painted with the names of fathers, mothers...

Having his way with woodcraft

Published on 25-Jul-2015
creative Asad Firdosy and his works.

Is he an artist, a designer or just another carpenter? Persuaded by a fascination for nature, Nagpur-based artist Asad Firdosy...

The songbird of Mali

Published on 25-Jul-2015
musician, rebel Oumou Sangare is a champion of women's rights, which reflects in her songs.

The musicians take to the stage and get into their act; a hushed silence prevails with eyes in anticipation. Then a soaring voice...

Made it to centre stage

Published on 25-Jul-2015
playing director  Kalki Koechlin Photo by Colstin Julien

The current trend of the young brigade of actors, both male and female, in the Indian film industry is to establish...

The general's art

Published on 25-Jul-2015
visual treat  M Senathipathi and his paintings. (Photo by author)

No idea! That's what M Senathipathi had said to KCS Panicker, his ex-principal of Chennai's Government College of Fine Arts...

Prized papers of private press

Published on 18-Jul-2015
COLLECTORS' ITEMS Private press books bear spectacular presswork; (above) a  few books that discuss the private press.

Much of my book-collecting these days is in the field of Book Arts with a focus on collecting private-press books. I don't, of course...

Photo Gallery
A bike rally organized by Mangalore Java Yezdi Motorcycle Club and The United Bikersí of Mangaluru..

A bike rally organized by Mangalore Java Yezdi Motorcycle Club and The United Bikersí of Mangaluru..

Kids testing ice cream cone on the occasion of 'Friendship day'...

Kids testing ice cream cone on the occasion of 'Friendship day'...

A girl takes selfie with her friends on the occasion of 'Friendship day' near UB City in Bengaluru..

A girl takes selfie with her friends on the occasion of 'Friendship day' near UB City in Bengaluru..

'Suravi Odissi dance students presenting Odissi dance at the Naman, a festival of Odissi dance...

'Suravi Odissi dance students presenting Odissi dance at the Naman, a festival of Odissi dance...

A view of a flooded road on the banks of river Ganga, pictured after heavy monsoon rains...

A view of a flooded road on the banks of river Ganga, pictured after heavy monsoon rains...

Actor Kangana Ranaut walks the ramp as the showstopper for designer Manav Gangwani...

Actor Kangana Ranaut walks the ramp as the showstopper for designer Manav Gangwani...

A stray dog takes the support of a woman to cross a flooded street in Kolkata on Sunday...

A stray dog takes the support of a woman to cross a flooded street in Kolkata on Sunday...

School children pay tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at Jodhpur...

School children pay tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at Jodhpur...

A pair of squirrel in New Delhi on Sunday...

A pair of squirrel in New Delhi on Sunday...

A pair of Myna in New Delhi on Sunday...

A pair of Myna in New Delhi on Sunday...

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