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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Eye 2020


'Conversations With Friends' feels like a heart-to-heart with BFFs

May 14, 2022 11:34 am

A new show, based on Sally Rooney's debut novel, mines the rocky terrain inhabited by close friends

Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s last portrait and other stories

February 21, 2021 8:44 am

The paintings of a little-known British artist that hang in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum and the secrets they guard

What happened during Vajpayee's 13-months prime ministerial term from 1998 to 1999

January 03, 2021 8:26 am

Shakti Sinha's book Vajpayee: The Years That Changed India is an insider's account of the tumultuous 13 months

How boredom can make us do creative things

January 03, 2021 3:32 pm

The pandemic revealed what researchers have long known — ennui could be the gateway to re-engaging with the world

Five top changes our homes witnessed in 2020

January 03, 2021 2:03 pm

Well-known designers share what they have seen and done in homes to accommodate the new normal

‘I didn’t find any reference to gay Indian art history’

January 03, 2021 12:48 pm

Photographer Sunil Gupta on documenting LGBTQ+ culture across the globe and his ongoing retrospective in London

New Words from 2020

December 26, 2020 9:27 pm

A glossary of words that this strange year threw up

Beyond the Mughal Gardens: The rich history of Rashtrapati Bhavan's gardens

December 26, 2020 10:40 pm

The lush gardens , designed to display colonial power and style, was once a secluded oasis for the private enjoyment of the viceroy. This was reoriented to serve the sovereign democratic republic after Independence.


The eye of a genius: The cinematic universe of Satyajit Ray

May 24, 2020 1:35 pm

Satyajit Ray was a quintessential humanist who used the camera with empathy to tell stories. Stories that capture the beauty and severity of life in rural Bengal, decaying feudalism, the struggles and aspirations of the Bengali middle class and its conflict with dogmatic religion. His films told stories in ways that only a humanist of his stature could.