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Ahead of Diwali, artisans of Bengal’s pottery village battle Covid curbs, rising fuel prices

October 29, 2021 2:29 pm

While pottery makers are spread across the state, a majority of them hail from the 60-odd families of Chaltaberia in Dattapukur, situated a few kilometres from Kolkata

The enslaved artist whose pottery was an act of resistance

June 22, 2021 12:45 pm

It’s not quite 15 inches tall, but this jar points to the artistic achievements of enslaved African Americans and the persistent erasure of their work from America’s cultural institutions for nearly 300 years

JK handicrafts dept ropes in 'Kral Koor' to help revive pottery in Kashmir valley

February 14, 2021 7:48 pm

The civil engineer said she learnt about the present irreverent state of pottery the day she started looking for an institute that can teach this art in the region.

'Kral Koor' attempts to revive age-old pottery in Kashmir with Bengaluru touch

February 07, 2021 7:12 pm

The 32-year-old's journey into pottery was a means to escape depression

Clay idols of Kumartuli: A case for geographical indication

August 01, 2020 9:25 am

A GI tag can be a first step towards recognising the distinctive artistic talent of this remarkable social group of potters and prevent their unique craft from disappearing into oblivion

Imagination to responsibility, things kids can learn through pottery

February 26, 2020 12:36 pm

"With clay, you can engage a kid for long durations of time, as well as have the whole family participate in a group activity."

Hues of pottery, a timeless craft tradition of India

November 21, 2019 4:11 pm

From flower pots, terracotta chimes to the thirst quenching ‘Surahi’ and ‘Matki’, pottery as an art and craft form is practiced across the length and breadth of the country, and remains one of the most timeless living craft traditions of India.

Feat of Clay

May 09, 2016 12:45 am

Veteran artist Laxma Goud and ceramicist Adil Writer seamlessly fused different mediums of art and ideas for an ongoing exhibition.

For the Moment

February 26, 2015 1:04 am

Twelve artists interpret time, using pottery as a medium

Colours of Earth: The story of a potter's village

June 11, 2014 2:51 pm

Matkis, Gamla, Gullak, Diyas, Kulhar are some of the traditional products people master here on manual potter wheels.