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Pandemic-hit theater back in India’s northeast

April 19, 2022 4:40:02 pm

Seven roving theater companies are back on stage playing before crowds in villages, towns and cities across the state. These mobile theaters are among the most popular forms of local entertainment.

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You will have to scuba dive or snorkel to reach this underwater museum in the middle of Mediterranean Sea

April 18, 2022 7:21:08 pm

The sculptures in the museum, which were lowered underwater using a crane, are made with inert pH neutral materials that attract marine life, meaning that each sculpture will, in time, be covered in marine biomass.

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Spanish Easter processions back after 2-year wait

April 17, 2022 2:10:29 pm

Easter has always been a sacred holiday for Spaniards and millions take to the road, many just to see the processions. But COVID-19 halted all that

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Amarrass Nights sets musical evening ‘Mehfil-e-Tarranum’ on April 23 at Sunder Nursery

April 16, 2022 9:40:03 pm

Rehmat-e-Nusrat, a group of passionate young musicians from Uttarakhand, will bring the timeless tradition of qawwali in their unique way at the 16th-century heritage park complex adjacent to Humayun's Tomb on April 23


Age-old tongue-piercing festival is back in Nepal after 3 years

April 16, 2022 6:20:17 pm

Locals believe that the festival started during the Lichchhabi dynasty more than one thousand years ago

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Anand Patwardhan: ‘Films that I made to fight religious and caste discrimination are the most useful’

April 15, 2022 3:00:32 pm

The documentary filmmaker will receive the prestigious 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival this month

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‘The art community is presently focussed on revisiting artists whose histories have been overlooked’: Gallerist Mortimer Chatterjee

April 15, 2022 1:20:01 pm

A new book gets 54 historians, writers and curators to nominate their favourite Indian artworks since the 1900s

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Between the wars: The revolutionary art of Beirut’s golden 60s

April 15, 2022 12:00:26 pm

A Berlin exhibition explores the buzzing heyday of Beirut's arts scene in the 1960s, and how it was cut short by the darkness of the Lebanese Civil War.

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India Post to issue stamp to commemorate 50 years of Pandit Jasraj’s ‘Pt Motiram Pt Maniram Sangeet Samaroha’

April 14, 2022 1:20:11 pm

An annual Indian classical music festival held at Chowmahalla Palace in Hyderabad, Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroha was started by noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj in memory of his father, Motiram, and brother, Maniram

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In West Bengal, the last of the Bolan artistes keep the dying traditional folk form alive; see pics

April 13, 2022 5:00:07 pm

Even though this performing art form is dwindling, it is still alive in places like Birbhum, Bankura, Nadia, Burdwan, Murshidabad and Purulia -- mostly in the villages

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Pune child prodigy artist poised for London solo exhibition debut

April 13, 2022 4:30:24 pm

The schoolboy, who is currently in the process of completing his collection for the exhibition, started painting as he played with food colours at just eight months old

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What’s next for Russian art loans in France?

April 13, 2022 12:00:01 pm

More than a million visitors have admired the Morozov Collection in Paris. But due to the war in Ukraine, sending the Impressionist masterpieces back to Russia is complicated.

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India Art Fair returns to physical format in 13th edition

April 12, 2022 4:30:41 pm

It spotlights the next generation of artists alongside modern masters through initiatives including auditorium talks, performances, film screenings, outdoor art projects, artist-led workshops, and an online symposium in the run up to the fair

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Sunil Gavaskar asks about Koh-i-Noor during IPL match; know all about this contested diamond

April 11, 2022 8:50:18 pm

Since the diamond was the object of desire for many kings, emperors and invaders, it earned an ill reputation. This is why male members of the British royal family never wear it


Picasso’s portrait of lover and muse, Femme nue couchée, to go under hammer for the first time

April 11, 2022 3:00:31 pm

Termed as one of "Pablo Picasso’s most monumental and uninhibitedly sensual portrayals of Marie-Thérèse Walter", the portrait is from the acclaimed painter's most prolific years

Artist Pritika Chowdhry’s ‘anti-memorials’ illustrate what is excluded from collective memories of Partition

April 18, 2022 1:01:13 pm

Chowdhry told that women’s experiences of sexual violence, honour killings, honour suicides, and ostracisation from families and communities are "virtually erased from nationalist accounts of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh"

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Stolen artefacts to be returned to India from Scotland museums

April 10, 2022 11:25:02 am

Glasgow City Council had received a formal request from the Indian High Commission in London earlier this year for the return of six architectural antiquities from Kanpur, Gwalior and Bihar

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One of the bigger art gatherings that Delhi has seen since the pandemic began, the India Art Festival is underway

April 9, 2022 1:21:56 pm

The India Art Festival was inaugurated at the Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg

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Actress Betty White’s personal belongings to go under the hammer

April 8, 2022 12:00:16 pm

“This is an auction representing an incredible life and career. It’s a lifestyle auction," said Martin Nolan, the executive director of Julien's Auctions.

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Photographer Richard Mosse: Global crises through an atypical lens

April 6, 2022 7:30:20 pm

He uses a weapon to portray mass migration, and renders the destruction of the Amazon rainforest in vibrant colors: Photographer Richard Mosse combines reportage and art to examine the world's crises.

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Rare Michelangelo drawing could fetch 30 million euros in Paris sale

April 6, 2022 4:30:20 pm

The drawing, one of the few works of the Renaissance Italian artist in private hands, was sold in 1907 in Paris and billed as a work of the school of Michelangelo


3D rangoli artist summarises RRR in a ‘tricky video’ as it becomes fifth highest-grossing Indian film ever

April 6, 2022 2:10:33 pm

Shikha Sharma, 23, depicts the key moments from the 900 crore SS Rajamouli film in the compilation video

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Raghu Dixit on online concerts: ‘It is definitely not satisfying for an artiste to perform in front of cameras and laptops’

April 6, 2022 12:55:04 pm

"An artiste thrives on interacting with a live audience. So, performing in front of cameras, laptops and phones was a very insipid way of expression, especially for an artist like me who really loves being on stage. It a was terrible time and it affected me mentally," the musician added

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Restoration of Notre-Dame remains a challenge

April 5, 2022 4:30:40 pm

Almost three years after the devastating fire, time pressure and quarrels complicate the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, notes Cologne's former master builder Barbara Schock-Werner.

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‘I drew my inspiration from the immersive power of movies’: Khyati Trehan on creating a representation of the Oscars statue for The Academy

April 5, 2022 12:30:42 pm

"I drew my inspiration from the immersive power of movies, building on the idea that our bodies are in one place but everything else that makes us living, breathing human beings, are transported," said the award winning artist