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Pallavi Chattopadhyay


Kolkata-based artist Piyali Sadhukhan uses art to address violence against women
Mon, May 20, 2019

Her choice to write couplets, in Braille, under most of her art works, successfully fulfill her purpose, of showing how society turns a blind eye to situations.

An exhibition in the Capital speaks of the struggles within one self and the world at large
Wed, May 15, 2019

The show speaks about the inner struggles everyone goes through, with the help of the experiences of 12 contemporary artists and their videos, sculptures and canvases. Curator of the show Ashna Singh believes that the biggest war is from within.

Hope in a troubled landscape
Fri, May 10, 2019

‘Afghani Vignettes’ offers an oddly colourful view of a place inflicted with violence for years

Lessons in Humanity
Fri, Apr 26, 2019

A photo exhibition tracing Anne Frank’s life talks about the Holocaust and how similar forms of discrimination exists even today

The battle of life
Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Unrequited love, class divide, and refugee crisis are central in director Feisal Alkazi’s latest musical adapted from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities

The ‘Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Commemoration Exhibition’ sheds light on the fateful massacre
Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Using the help of unknown facts and intimate details of what happened before and after the massacre, it examines whether the fateful event was a well-planned conspiracy by Dyer to confine those gathered inside the premises, which was devoid of any escape route.

Matter of Life and Death
Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Presented by the Bengali theatre group Dhumketu, the play is riddled with statistics. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, India has the sixth-highest female suicide death rates in the world; and more than one lakh people have committed suicide every year, over the last decade.

Rags to stitches
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

An exhibition in Delhi traces the stories and the themes within one of India’s oldest syles of embroidery, Kantha.

All you need is love
Wed, Apr 10, 2019

A Shakespearean adaptation of Romeo and Juliet presents modern-day realities

Taking the line for a walk
Wed, Apr 10, 2019

Abstract artist Sheila Makhijani asks viewers to make sense of her lines, brimming with a life of their own.

The people’s artist: Friends from the art world and family remember the creative genius of artist Haku Shah
Tue, Apr 09, 2019

The meeting held in memory of Haku, the late Valod-born artist, a Padma Shri awardee, Rockefeller Foundation fellow, and Kala Ratna awardee, had well-known names from the art fraternity, who gathered on Saturday evening in the Capital.

Two new productions compare the sufferings and strengths of modern-day women
Mon, Apr 08, 2019

The productions examine the sufferings of the modern-day women through the mythological characters of Draupadi and Shoorpanakha.

Decoding Canvases: Artist Aditya Pande’s mixed media works showcase present-day Delhi and borrow from archaeology and mythology
Wed, Apr 03, 2019

These mixed media works on display at Nature Morte are captured in pitch dark. For them, Pande photographed the ring roads in Delhi with long camera exposures at night, using the motion of taxis, traffic and lights as his guiding force.

Indo-British artist Kavita Issar Batra’s latest solo is inspired from the litter she encountered on the streets and pavements in India and elsewhere
Thu, Mar 28, 2019

For more than six years, Singapore-based Indo-British artist Kavita Issar Batra, during her early morning walks, has been enamoured by everything she has found on the footpath pavements or in parks. Right from the fiery red, yellow and orange leaves of autumn trees, twigs and withered flowers to even the footpath brick that has fallen […]

The Craftsmen’s Messiah
Mon, Mar 25, 2019

Kachru recalls how Shah travelled to Tamil Nadu, while at NID, to work with potters and villagers who made terracotta horses for their guardian deity, Ayannar. He had a group of the life-size horses sent to the campus that stand even today.

Haku Shah, painter known for Gandhian principles, dies
Sat, Mar 23, 2019

Born on March 26, 1934 in Surat, Shah donned many roles, including that of a cultural anthropologist, curator, and an author on folk and tribal art and culture.

French painter Maite Delteil’s women protagonists break free and shine in a world of their own, uninhibited by the world that surrounds them
Thu, Mar 21, 2019

The exhibition is at Art Alive gallery, S-221, Panchsheel Park, till April 10, from 11 am to 7 pm.

On the Move
Tue, Mar 19, 2019

Contemporary dancer Surjit Nongmeikapam’s recent piece draws on Manipur’s turbulent history

Mum’s the Word
Mon, Feb 04, 2019

The Indian Express Film Club screens The Silent Revolution and discusses the power of speech

World on a Palette at India Art Fair in Delhi
Sat, Feb 02, 2019

The 11th India Art Fair highlights global concerns, from the refugee crisis and migration to gender violence and feminism

In his latest solo, artist Satish Gupta talks about chaos in the world and mortality
Wed, Jan 23, 2019

Satish Gupta’s latest solo comprises sculptures, paintings and installations, offering his renditions on life and its experiences. His canvas Roaring Sea — Still Mind I shows a Buddha-like figure meditating calmly near the ocean.

Earthly Musings
Fri, Jan 18, 2019

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
Tue, Jan 15, 2019

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
Wed, Jan 09, 2019

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
Mon, Jan 07, 2019

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