Arts News

Sanctuary for the Arts

Experts from three cultural organisations reveal the importance and challenges of management and finance in the arts sector.

A Konkani-origin singer has become a household name in Kashmir with her covers sung in Koshur

The singer attributes all of it to “fate”. A few months after her trip to Kashmir, she came down with chicken pox. The illness gave her time to explore a variety of music.


Sewing Fragments: Artist Renuka Rajiv’s work melds folk forms and zine styles

Renuka Rajiv’s work — stitching and sewing, monotypes, zines — revolves around a fictionalised self, with surfaces replete with text suggesting non-linear narratives.

Finding John: Malayalam poet PM John's journey captured in a play

Annie George recreates the life and times of her grandfather, PM John, in a play at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Polymer Escapades

Punctuated with colour, Amit Ambalal’s work is a testament to the humour found in everyday life.

In the Living Room

German sculptures from World War I and II come to the city.


Tailor of Shadows

Patrick Rimoux manipulates light as he uses contact sheets from Bollywood films to tell a story.

Stick-on Notes

The works of Ye Hongxing, one of China’s top contemporary artists, were much sought after at the India Art Fair.

Highway to Fame

The Nooran sisters from Jalandhar have come a long way from absolute obscurity to making their playback debut with AR Rahman.

In Time and Space

The first edition of INSERT2014 with its month-long series of talks, performances and exhibitions by international artists begins tomorrow.

Arts Videos

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became ‘Notorious’

“On the Basis of Sex” does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it.