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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...

Blurry lines and focus

Published on 18-Jul-2015

Not long ago, Robin Thicke seemed an unlikely candidate for pop stardom, let alone pop infamy. He was a curio: a white Canadian-American...

To drum up Taiwanese art

Published on 18-Jul-2015
thick-skinned Taiwanese drums, made from buffalo skin, arae durable.

For art buffs heading to Taiwan, there couldn't be any better place to visit than the Ten Drum Ciatou Creative Park, a drum-themed art hamlet....

Strumming melodies

Published on 18-Jul-2015
Expert exponent  Kasi Visalakshi

Music at its deepest and most intense is essentially a divine experience; a journey towards the union with God that can resolve...

Secret gardener

Published on 18-Jul-2015
set in stones Sculptures in Rock Garden, Chandigarh. Photos by author

Nek Chand, who passed away recently in Chandigarh, aged 90, was arguably the most significant 'outsider' artist the country...

Is there a Vincent in David?

Published on 11-Jul-2015
segmented scenes The six-part painting 'A Closer Winter Tunnel' by David Hockney.

David Hockney is perhaps the most visible face of contemporary art; one of the greatest apostles of 20th century figurative art...

Photo Gallery
People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

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