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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
An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

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