India has a rich and ancient culture of resource optimisation, waste management and sustainable material usage. Here’s looking at some craftwork laced with grass, fibre and other waste, originating from diverse Indian landscapes.
The 18ft ornamental ensemble on the Humayun Tomb was given a coating of 22-carat gold to match its original crowning splendour.
At an ongoing exhibition in the Capital, artist Aiyana Gunjan’s works showcases elements from Arabic ‘thulus’ to Buddhism and the tantric bindu.
Most Kolkatans will give you the patent “durga-pujo-is-the-world’s-largest-art-festival” answer when you ask them about Durga Pujo. It’s only when you scratch deeper that the cracks appear.
For me, in addition to being my Kathak Guru, she brought me into a deep experience and understanding of the beauty and power of the spiritual tradition of Hinduism.
From Durga Puja to Kolu, each state celebrates this festival in its own way.
Be it depiction of countryside, weddings, festivals or celebrations of tribals – Pithora art celebrates different realities of rural living.
Ghaziabad-based artist Neeta Singh reinterprets the multi-hued layers of the Ramayana in her series.
Oz Fest,to be held in various Indian cities including Pune,will see several cross-cultural collaborations in art and culture over the next four months.
State BJP government seems to have forgotten to honour its own in the field of literature and culture.
Hailing from a family of artists,Varsha Kharatmal is gifted with the skill of playing with colours and creating awe-inspiring works of art with them,but she has never been able to listen to the praise that her work evokes because she is hearing and speech impaired.