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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
Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

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