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Master of perfection

February 6, 2020 5:11:12 am

In his centenary year, remembering music composer Naushad, whose quest for soulful melodies led to iconic tracks that changed the topography of Hindi film music

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Past Continuous

February 5, 2020 5:38:05 am

The year will see the inauguration of new museums across India

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Stories of a Land

February 5, 2020 5:30:52 am

Writer-anthropologist Onaiza Drabu retells popular folk tales from Kashmir in her new book

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I never force anything on my work: Marcel Dzama

February 5, 2020 5:27:15 am

Multimedia artist Marcel Dzama on the influence of cinema, animals in his art and why he put family and friends behind a mask

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Living With Modernism

February 4, 2020 12:15:01 am

A photography exhibition of IIT Delhi looks at the principles of modernist architecture activated in the building and its reality six decades later.

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Let the Walls Speak

February 4, 2020 12:05:23 am

Artist Shilo Shiv Suleman’s mural painted with the women protesters at Shaheen Bagh salutes unity.

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Unknown Memories of India

February 3, 2020 12:10:20 am

A group exhibition explores a slew of ignored and unheard stories from India’s past.

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Kristof Bilsen’s Mother: A deeply moving documentary on love, loss and sacrifice

February 2, 2020 9:44:48 am

Kristof Bilsen meditates on different forms of caring in his profoundly moving documentary Mother.

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This retelling of an ancient Greek tragedy is debunking gender beliefs

February 1, 2020 8:03:09 am

After writing on theatre for years, Anuradha Marwah turned director with the ancient Greek tragedy, Medea.

When Ustad Zakir Hussain mesmerised the audience with his brilliant tabla bols

January 31, 2020 8:53:04 am

Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain’s concert in Delhi was one of a kind, where musicians and masses listened to the king of drums.

Origami art to bronze sculptures: A sneak peek into India Art Fair

January 31, 2020 9:10:39 am

With over 75 exhibitors from 20 global cities, the India Art Fair in the Capital presents a buffet of material explorations, a salute to the masters, a brush with the contemporary and hidden amidst all that is also the surreal.

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Art for inclusion: An Austrian’s vision for Indian society

January 30, 2020 12:40:53 pm

Dornik has been working with and for those afflicted with leprosy for years now, encouraging them to get over their pain — one brushstroke at a time.

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Murder as Metaphor

January 30, 2020 1:35:36 am

Theatre director Melly Still on the Indian adaptation of a classic Agatha Christie novel, the challenges that her characters pose and why the play didn't do away with the bigotry in her writing.

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Filling a Vacuum

January 30, 2020 1:35:31 am

Mumbai-based artist Dhruvi Acharya’s solo explores urban female experiences and death

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His last journey

January 31, 2020 2:33:55 pm

A look at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographs that captured the aftermath of Gandhi’s death

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‘Today’s contemporary art is tomorrow’s modern’

January 29, 2020 12:05:18 am

Director of India Art Fair Jagdip Jagpal on understanding art, making it accessible to a wider audience and the shared values it presents.

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Artist Sudipta Das’s doll-like sculptures share the trauma of the displaced

January 27, 2020 7:34:20 am

Made with the Korean dakjee doll-making technique, the fragile figures are suspended from the ceiling on the steps leading up to Delhi’s Latitude 28 gallery.

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Billie Tsien on designing the Obama Presidential Center, and the power of women designers

January 27, 2020 7:32:06 am

Tsien was one of the keynote speakers at the recent Women In Design 2020+ in Mumbai, where she shared learnings from their projects of over four decades.

From wall art to bags: Pithora paintings get a new canvas

January 26, 2020 2:41:21 am

Paresh Rathwa now wants to take his workshops to schools across Gujarat and other states, a dream that has taken wings thanks to an initiative by a few officers in the district administration who have decided to revive, promote and popularise the “dying” tribal art.

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Pavan Prabhakar Dhaware on his journey as a background dancer, his directorial debut, Thali-Wadya.

January 26, 2020 1:41:25 pm

The story of the Thali-Wadya goes back to the time of Lord Shiva and Parvati.