Eleven artists from India and Sri Lanka respond to the scared cities of Varanasi and Anuradhapura, replicating their rhythm and complexities in their work
Deepan Sivaraman’s ambitious production, The Legends of Khasak travels to Jaipur this weekend. A look at the unusual actors who make up the cast of the play
With a quest for travelling and “getting lost in new places” Omar Gilani is certainly an inspiration for all who want to follow their heart and passion.
Subhadeep Guha on soul-searching for Understanding Macbeth and why politics interests him
A group exhibition explores social and political divergence
An exhibition looks at Baroda’s place in Indian art photography through the works of three major artists
A film on the designs of Delhi-based architect Raj Rewal draws attention to the architecture that honours the vernacular yet is technologically sound
In the State Budget 2017-18, the state government had proposed a Maharashtra School of Drama on the lines of the National School of Drama in Mumbai
Sikh-American activist and filmmaker Valarie Kaur on the spike in hate crimes in the US and why they are inextricably linked to state violence.
Why Rudyard Kipling’s father is being feted by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The theatre of Manipuri legend Heisnam Kanhailal found its fullest expression through the performance of his wife Heisnam Sabitri, a towering personality by herself. With the passing of Kanhailal in October last year, the legacy now rests entirely on her. A look at her journey and at the future of their group, Kalakshetra Manipur.
The play Ganapati, directed by the late Veenapani Chawla, highlights the importance of dissent in Indian tradition.
Featuring paintings and works of art across 1,700 years -- beginning in the 3rd century and ending in the 21st century -- the two sales of South Asian Art showcased the wide range of artistic styles and creative output.
The festival first attempts to capture the vastness of Assam's culture with a series of documentaries. Land of the Brahmaputra, Purwottar Ki Parwaz, and Satras and Namghars of Assam will be screened on the inaugural day.
In her latest exhibition, Tarini Sethi addresses people’s discomfort with their body image.
Veteran artist Paramjit Singh’s invented landscapes borrow from his numerous travels and imagined territories.
"Feminists of Awadh", the show chronicles the life and work of 40 iconic women from Awadh.
Perciyal’s next project is wooden books.“I am making books with wood from old wooden doors, which came from Burma. The idea is to have enough books to shape a library,” she says.
Uttar Pradesh’s Kheriya is a village largely inhabited by glass bangle-making Muslim families.
Holi festival indicates the victory of good over evil, it marks the onset of spring and the departure of winters and is also celebrated as a thanks-giving for good harvest.
The Holika Dahan is performed on the eve of the spring festival also known as Basant Utsav and the puja rituals are performed after sunset usually at a public crossroads.
The first day of the festivity is known as 'Holika Dahan' or Chhoti Holi, which is also regarded as the victory of good over evil due to the triumph of Bhakt Prahlad over demon Holika.
In 1969, William Gedney, a fairly unknown American photographer, turned his lens on the streets of India. What keeps him relevant? A first major exhibition of his India photographs tells all.
Vidya Iyer, who sings in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, French, Telugu and Bhojpuri, has an ear for unusual sounds.
May God gift you all the colors of life, joy, happiness, friendship, love and all other colors you want to paint in your life.
In the future, I hope to get more human elements in my work. It’s an onward journey, one that will lead me to new roads and paths,” says Pranjal. The exhibition is on at the Government Museum and Art Gallery till March 12.
Yuki Ellias reworks the Ganpati myth in Elephant in the Room and wins the META for Best Actor (Female).
In the world of music, Holi represents the day of being swamped with colour till no identity is left.
Bhima, shortlisted for META 2017, explores masculinity and vulnerability in a mythological hero
Girija Devi has been conferred the 'Aparajita Lifetime Achievement Award 2017' on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Artist-writer Shakti Maira’s latest exhibition is an affirmation of his thoughts on pluralism
In its third year, the FOCUS Photography Festival hits the streets of Mumbai, giving an opportunity to engage with artists
Initially, it was only men who performed. Vedanta Lakshmi Narayana Sastri in the early 1900s introduced it among women.
Famous Bharatanatyam dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale is among the 13 women whose works Google Doodle paid a tribute to, this International Women's Day.
The feisty women in Lipstick Under My Burkha, who are not afraid to express their desire, are in great company, particularly when it comes to our women in mythology.
The theme for International Women's Day this year is Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.