At her lecture titled “Naya Lahore: Contemporary Art Practices in Lahore” at the India International Centre in Delhi, last week, artist and art educator Salima Hashmi shared these and many more anecdotes relating to art being produced in Pakistan.
The exhibition has been brought together by Delhi Crafts Council to celebrate their golden jubilee year. Over 80 artwork on display include depiction of domes flanked by minarets, decorated with designs of weeping willow, as clouds resembling Aladdin’s magical lamp hover from above.
Subir Hati’s exhibition offers a closer look at human psychology and internal battles. The fifth recipient of Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2016 award, Hati was one among the eight artists chosen from across the globe who were given an opportunity to spend three months at the Glenfiddich Distillery in Scotland.
One can choose to dine at chemistry lab complete with taps and marked with glass test tubes, or the hostel room with bunk beds and t-shirts and pants hanging from the ceiling, alongside posters of The Beatles and Pink Floyd plastered on the walls.
The Grand Venice Mall in Greater Noida has eight gondoliers hired by the management. Open from 10 am to 10 pm, the gondoliers are proud to have entertained nearly 427 passengers on a leisurely Sunday last month.