Pallavi Chattopadhyay

Articles By Pallavi Chattopadhyay

Earthly Musings

This year’s edition of Habitat Photosphere fuses environmental sustainability with culture. Ahmed is one of the four awardees of the Photosphere Fellowship — who were selected through an open call from among hundreds of entries — along with Juhi Saklani from Delhi, Thulasi Kakkat from Kochi and Zishaan A Latif from Mumbai.

Law behind closed doors

An exhibition explores if India’s queer community has actually benefitted from their new-found legal freedom

Artist Santosh Kumar Das presents his take on violence in a solo show

In this exhibition, Santosh Kumar Das portrays Krishna as a flute player, a musician, a dancer and a god holding a mountain on his finger tip in his Krishna series, many of which form the crux of over 40 works on display.

War and Peace: A workshop by Bangladeshi artists

Eight Bangladeshi artists submerge themselves into their country’s tumultuous history, universal repercussions of war, and inclusivity of art

Culled from the collection of painter KC Aryan, an exhibition portrays the myriad depictions of Hanuman

KC Aryan Aryan says his father, the late painter KC Aryan, was the first to preserve and promote these unknown paintings from Jodhpur. He says, “Nobody knew of their existence," he says.

Scenes from the World

Landmarks of several countries come together in Vinita Karim’s art.

Tushar Joag, best known for making public interventions through art, passes away at 52

Tushar Joag, who considered art as a tool for social concerns, passed away at his residence in Noida after a heart attack. He was 52. He is survived by his wife, artist Sharmila Samant, and two children.

The Masters and their Muse: A sculptural show themed around migration from Art Ichol

A sculptural show unveils works from Art Ichol, an arts centre in Maihar. The exhibition “The Art Ichol Sculpture Show” features 50 Indian and international artists.

Colour as a Symbol

Textile designer Padmini Tolat Balaram presents indigo as a dye that knit India with the world

A Father’s Letters

Paul Wong, a Canadian artist of Chinese origin, revisits the condition of Chinese immigrants in exile through his grandfather’s letters to his mother.

Humour from Down Under

The Melbourne comedy festival gets set to poke fun at Indian quirks, from Bollywood fixation to food

Traditionally Speaking

Diwali is marked by lights, colours and flavours. We speak to artists, designers and chefs on the significance of each of these elements

Kaleidoscopic view

After capturing the view, as seen through the glass layer on his camera, artist Tauseef Khan would return and paint, with photographic precision, his photographs of the monuments.

The Hills and their Stories

Many similar hidden treasures from the Northeast form the crux of Vinay Sheel Oberoi’s exhibition ‘The Monpas and their Mountains’ that will be a part of Delhi’s annual festival “The IIC experience: A Festival of the Arts” beginning on October 27. This year’s theme is “Experiencing the North East”.

Art of the Matter

Artist KM Madhusudhanan through his oil paintings, sculptures, and ink and charcoal drawings speaks about the caste system, still prevalent in the country, especially his homeland Kerala.

Weaving his Principles

The work is on display at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in her retrospective “Revisiting Gandhi: The Art of Shelly Jyoti (2009-18)”.

Confessions of a Creative Mind

Bangladeshi artist Manir Mrittik has tweaked works of the masters and placed them in the present time

Through the Seasons

German photographer Andre Luetzen captures the life of those living in extreme weather conditions

Get spooked, or steal the Kohinoor

An initiative called Mystery Rooms promises to transport people into other worlds packed with mystery and adventure. It has 17 branches across the country, including in Mumbai, Goa, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Chennai.

Yours Faithfully

An exhibition delves into letters exchanged between students from Delhi and the Northeast.