In an interview to Pooja Pillai, he spoke about the British Empire as depicted in Turner’s works and why some of the artist’s most striking works were also his most controversial.
12,000 children, 300 events, 30 marks to the winner, and hearts broken over each contested point. Photographs: T Mohandas
On how Papon sustains a nomad’s heart and straddles Eastern folk and contemporary Western tunes.
From the celestial and the common to the familial and the fanciful, an exhibition in Delhi surveys artist Jitish Kallat’s expansive body of work spanning 25 years.
The award-winning plays that will be showcased in the overnight festival are: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Girish Kulkarni, Natak Company’s Binkamache Sanwad, Theatron’s Bhanwar and Anathema, and Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Ulagaddi.
The cost of putting up the show starts from Rs 60,000 per booth, an amount that could be shared between a group of artists.
'This business of separate identities was thrust on us in 1989-90.'
In the past two years, the actors and directors visited malls, construction sites, aquariums, sex shops, war memorials, and shrines to children lost in the womb.
UK-based Bharatanatyam dancer Seeta Patel brings her acclaimed work, Something Then, Something Now, to India
Stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard on his maiden trip to India, linguistic dexterity and using comedy to call out insular ideologies
The workshop also has Professor Bhoop Singh Gulia from Haryana, Chandrakant Mahala Dadra and Nagar Haveli, both working with folk motifs and elements to create their art.
The festival is a people’s movement and a large voluntary effort, with activities for all ages. There are 31 partners and six associates participating in the event this year.
Carnatic doyen TM Krishna joins forces with environment activist Nityanand Jayaraman to come up with Poromboke, a song that turns a common Tamil slur into a bold environmental and artistic statement
A genre-bending and genre-defying maverick, he is India’s latest export to the global jazz-electronic scene.
Gieve Patel, who straddles the worlds of painting, poetry and medicine, on his preoccupation with wells, questions of death and suffering, and having confidence in his work.
Explaining the background behind the initiative, Durga Jasraj said India is the only country in the world to have Classical Music in two distinct and rich streams - Hindustani and Carnatic.
The Ganga Sagar Mela is considered as the second largest assembly of people after the quadrennial Kumbha Mela (fair).
People decked up their homes with mango leaves and performed poojas to Sun God.
Director Adhaar Khurana on his play, Internal Affairs, which opens the Zee Theatre Tour in Delhi
From Dubai to Doha, Shanghai to Singapore, we are seeing a renaissance of the museum, but in India, we have some catching up to do
With colourful kites flying in the sky, Makar Sakranti is filled with fun and frolic.
May the sun god shower his warmth on this happy day of Pongal.
From flying kites to taking a holy dip on Makar Sankranti-- know all about these unique rituals about this festival.
Pongal is celebrated on the last day of the Tamil Maargazhi month and is believed to be the harbinger of good luck, bountiful harvest and prosperity.
As much as Makara Sankranti is a seasonal observance celebrating the onset of spring, it is a harvest as well as a religious celebration.
Actor-director-playwright Manav Kaul returns to theatre after a decade with Chuhal, a play he has written from a female perspective
A painting exhibition of jail inmates from Mumbai show their point of view
Pabiben Rabari from Kutch is recipient of the Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar for entrepreneurship
This is not the first underwater project by Taylor, however, the project is the first underwater museum in Europe and in the Atlantic Ocean.
From Bollywood hits to regional favourites and dhol beats, people play dance numbers all night on Lohri.
May this festival fill your life with lots of energy and bring new opportunities your way.
All you want to know about the popular Punjabi festival - the bonfire and other rituals of this harvest festival and why it is celebrated.
Scientists studied ruins dating back 9,000 years at Jiahu in the middle of Henan Province in China. Old tales suggested that silkworm breeding and silk weaving began around this area, said an archaeologist.
"Arise! Awake! And stop not until the goal is reached."
Photographer Fanil Pandya captures the last generation of headhunters of the Konyak tribe in his latest solo
Architect JR Bhalla, pivotal to the Architects Act 1972, passed away recently