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Lines of Thought: Dr Naresh’s first collection of Hindi ghazals Pipasait Mann
Sat, May 26, 2018

In this collection, Naresh not only expresses the intricacies of the minds and hearts of individuals, but also society and the decline of fine human values.

Dwarka Dass Library, Chandigarh: A date with history
Mon, May 21, 2018

At present, the library has around 85,252 books in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, with more than 2,000 members and an increase of as many as 60 members every month.

Tapestry of Time
Sat, May 19, 2018

The first avant garde textile museum in Ladakh strives to preserve rich Ladakhi art, craft and culture, to promote local artisans and those who practice traditional arts

Chandigarh: Year-long celebrations to mark golden jubilee of government museum
Sun, May 06, 2018

Chandigarh Architecture Museum, located in the same complex, has conceptualised interactive programmes on the occasion of International Museum Day on May 18.

‘She was a movement, not an individual’
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Pakistani theatre director Madeeha Gauhar, who built cultural bridges with India, passes away in Lahore

‘Public art should make viewer feel and connect’
Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Deepika Gandhi, director of the Le Corbusier Centre, feels that artworks must be showcased on a rotation basis even in museums, as was planned for the Leisure Valley, opposite the museum, which still has on display works by eminent sculptors.

Stories of Us
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Gurdeep Dhaliwal strives to document various aspects of Punjab and its youth using the medium of films, photo books, writings

‘Literature and litterateurs are above any divide’
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

In his new role as the vice-president of the Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters, Chandigarh-based Hindi poet and writer Madhav Kaushik in an interview with The Indian Express talks about how he stands for equality of all languages and the dignity of authors.

‘The highest aim of art is to cultivate your mind’: Interview with Gian Ratna awardee BN Goswamy
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

An interview with Gian Ratna awardee, world-renowned art historian BN Goswamy

Cultural connects can build bridges, need healthy bonds: Saubhagya Vardhan
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Prof Saubhagya Vardhan speaks to Indian Express about how he hopes to protect and preserve folk art and traditions of various states and establish a connection with the common people

‘Nek Chand wanted his art to reach wider audiences’
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

As the son of the creator of Rock Garden, Anuj Saini, hopes to take his father’s vision of unique landscaping to other cities of the country, he shares how Nek Chand created thematic public work, one of the largest collections here in Chandigarh, at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association Stadium, opposite DAV College in Sector 10.

Chandigarh: In our tradition, there is nothing as end of time, says Professor B N Goswamy
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

He has pioneered different ways of seeing and thinking about the art of the past and established clear new paradigms in the area of art historical research.

‘Nek Chand had a creative and committed approach to his work’
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Among the colourful blooms and rows of green plants, four works of Nek Chand stand out in the garden.

Russian Sound Artist in Chandigarh: ‘Effort is to explore how sound can be main tool in performance’
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

"I feel visual culture is excessive; we are constantly watching all the time and my work continuously explores the different ways with which the audience can perceive work," says the artist.

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar: 26 year old gets awarded for his collection of Punjabi poems
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Haramanjeet Singh was given the award for his collection of Punjabi poems titled ‘Rani Tatt’.

Photography exhibition: ‘My soul seems to found a home near water’
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Seascapes is on till December 23 at the Alliance Française, Sector 36, Chandigarh

Living with the masters: Unique exhibition explores intricate connection between art and architecture
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

The exhibition is an effort to engage the audience with many aspects of the architecture and design elements of Corbusier and Jeanneret, in relation to space, both inside and outside.

Exhibition ‘Varied Hues’: Where colours, textures, themes and art techniques blend
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

Many artists have been inspired by nature, portraying its many moods, such as Bharti Sharma, who celebrates nature on her canvas and says she feels blessed to love and paint ‘nature’ and ‘celebrations’.

An ode to the bravehearts
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

The memorial is dedicated to Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was captured by the Pakistani Army and whose mutilated body returned home.

Nek Chand’s figurines from Rock Garden adorn Architecture Museum
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

According to Deepika Gandhi, the Director of the Museum, the versatility of the materials that Le Corbusier used for the making of Chandigarh are also reflective of Nek Chand’s works, who worked with diverse materials to create a wealth of art.

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