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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
Security personnel patrol a street after a protest by the supporters of Jammu and Kashmir...

Security personnel patrol a street after a protest by the supporters of Jammu and Kashmir...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

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