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Dance of Life

May 19, 2016 12:00:36 am

Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi exponent Yamini Krishnamurthy, who was recently awarded the Padma Vibhushan, looks back at her journey in dance.

People Over Places

May 17, 2016 12:25:44 am

Netherlands-based photographer Martin Roemers captures the energy and speed of megacities.

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The Nation and the Goddess

May 17, 2016 12:00:30 am

Abanindranath Tagore’s iconic 1905 watercolour Bharat Mata is now on display at the Victoria Memorial Hall.

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On the Loose: Finders, Seekers

May 16, 2016 12:20:54 am

A day dedicated to reflection makes sense.

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Singh for the Queen

May 16, 2016 12:15:05 am

A UK exhibition turns attention on Bhai Ram Singh from Punjab, who became Queen Victoria’s architect.

Colour me a tree

May 15, 2016 1:41:00 am

Artist Neha Choksi explores philosophical ideas of absence and presence through the physical, messy experience of touch and texture.

A time to forget

May 15, 2016 12:00:55 am

At the Aga Khan Palace in Pune, a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, his legacy looks to fade away in decay and neglect.

Want to know if pollution is being caused by fuels or other factors: Nitin Gadkari

May 14, 2016 2:51:50 am

We are working on a new technology that will significantly reduce the cost of converting diesel taxis to CNG.

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Check Mate: For the love of playing cards

May 14, 2016 3:08:13 pm

Fifty-five artists exhibit playful interpretations of the playing card.

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Frida Kahlo painting sells at auction for record $8 mn

May 13, 2016 6:59:46 pm

The 1939 painting "Two Nudes in the Forest (The Earth Itself)" was estimated to be worth USD 8 to USD 12 million.

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Workshops by vocalist and kathak dancer: ‘Music is gateway to jannat, it connects us to Allah’

May 13, 2016 3:19:29 am

The duo are conducting hour-long workshops in government schools in Chandigarh to promote the classical art forms.

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Literature of Languages

May 13, 2016 5:37:42 am

Katha Kathan, an initiative to protect Indian languages, is organising dramatised readings of short stories by literary legends Rabindranath Tagore and Saadat Hasan Manto to mark their birth anniversaries

Van Gogh recycled: Four million bottles used in Taiwan replica of ‘Starry Night’

May 12, 2016 9:25:13 am

The installation covers 53 hectares of the Starry Paradise park on the outskirts of Keelung city in Taiwan.

After Guinness record for piano marathon, DU student aims to be the fastest in the world

May 12, 2016 7:08:08 pm

Mrityunjay Sharma holds the Guinness record for playing a piano marathon, and now intends to beat a Hungarian pianist to become the fastest in the world.

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Please touch the art

May 10, 2016 12:23:55 am

Together, they will “see” the gallery’s artwork — in a special initiative called “Abhas” — with the help of tactile reproductions and aids.

Vagina kayak, when displayed is art but sale is obscene, says court

May 9, 2016 1:40:12 pm

A Japan court ruled that 'vagina artist' Megumi Igarashi has to pay a fine of 400,000 yen ($3,700) over the illegal distribution of her scanned vagina data.

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Feat of Clay

May 9, 2016 12:45:10 am

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

Humayun Tomb finial: How the king got its crown back

May 8, 2016 2:21:51 pm

The 18ft ornamental ensemble on the Humayun Tomb was given a coating of 22-carat gold to match its original crowning splendour.

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Remembering Tagore, the bard who celebrated life

May 7, 2017 2:11:30 pm

On Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary — 76th since his death — a look at the birth of his birthday song.

Still I rise

May 8, 2016 1:10:32 am

Beyonce’s latest album is about an inheritance she didn’t ask for, but it is hers to live with.

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Celebrating 155th birth anniversary: Five day Tagore Festival in Egypt

May 7, 2016 6:03:24 pm

The festival will be held from from May 8-12 to mark the 155th birth anniversary of poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

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The Figurative and the Abstract

May 6, 2016 12:08:22 am

“It was a labour of love, there was no money involved initially. The research took really long, it should have come out in 2011,” says Menezes.

John Lennon’s lyrics, Kurt Cobain’s letter and Lady Gaga’s piano up for auction

May 4, 2016 10:58:56 am

Hundreds of items belonging to rock musicians, from guitars and drum kits to suits and fan correspondence, will be offered by Julien's Auctions for sale on May 21 in New York.

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Beyond Body Images

May 4, 2016 12:00:47 am

Sharbendu De’s photographs represent the state of mind that prevails after a natural disaster.

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Inside the White Cube

May 3, 2016 12:10:10 am

An exhibition at Vadehra Art Gallery in Delhi presents the potential of graphic storytelling with the works of five artists.