Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

art and culture news


Japan's highest art prize given to photographer Sebastião Salgado

September 15, 2021 11:07 am

The Praemium Imperiale is endowed with 15 million yen (€115,000). Previous winners include violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, actress Catherine Deneuve, designer Issey Miyake, director Martin Scorsese, choreographer Pina Bausch and painter Gerhard Richter

Remembering celebrated artistes who left us in 2020

December 18, 2020 12:28 pm

From Ebrahim Alkazi to Soumitra Chatterjee: A look at luminaries in the fields of music, dance, theatre, acting, etc., who left us this year, leaving a huge void in the art and culture scene in India

Eastward Ho

October 28, 2017 12:42 am

A festival presents a medley of art from Japan

A Stitch in Time

October 27, 2017 12:39 am

Textile designer Sarita Handa on completing 25 years in the industry, her plans and why one needs to jot down everything

By Word of Mouth

October 27, 2017 12:25 am

A festival explores the magic of the Hindustani language

Over 80 varieties of exotic birds at ‘World of Wings’

October 26, 2017 4:26 am

Titled the ‘World of Wings’, the exhibition was held at the Ganesh Kala Krida Mandir, Swargate, and started on Wednesday.

‘You can kill the man but not his ideas’

October 26, 2017 12:59 am

A play by Lokesh Jain explores liberal politics through a story about Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba

Voice of Banaras

October 26, 2017 12:29 am

Girija Devi leaves a void in the world of classical music in India. Eminent artistes remember the doyenne of the Banaras gharana, who passed away on Tuesday

Art Exhibition: Painter, Israel artist bond over women empowerment

October 25, 2017 4:47 am

Chandigarh-based painter Madan Lal and Shirley Siegal, an artist from Israel, have conceived the exhibition with a belief that if women of the far East join forces with women of the Middle-East, a change can be made.

Imagination in Flight

October 25, 2017 12:17 am

A work in progress by 14 young artists show their explorations in light and movement.


Pandit Debu Chaudhuri passes away: A pictorial tribute to the sitar maestro

May 01, 2021 11:51 am

Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri, fondly called Debu Chaudhuri, 85, died of Covid-19 related complications

Romania's Roma culture seeks stage through feminist theatre company Giuvlipen

January 29, 2018 6:30 pm

Giuvlipen tells stories of Roma culture, trying to show it as "alive, contemporary, vanguardist, progressive," said Mihaela Dragan, who, along with her colleague created "Gadjo Dildo", a cabaret-like performance inspired by real stories about the sexism and racism Roma women are often subject to in Romania.