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Friday, August 23, 2019

ARTS

Crafting a way to preserve tradition

INDIAN FABRIC SKILLS IN DANGER OF DYING OUT, SAYS DESIGNER by LAUREN CODLING AN INDIA-BASED British fashion designer has spoken of her desire to keep the...

Tagore ‘inspired 1922 German Bauhaus display in Calcutta’

EXHIBITION WAS FIRST MAJOR TRANSCULTURAL EVENT IN MODERNISM, SAYS ART HISTORIAN by AMIT ROY Sundaram Tagore, one of the most important Indian gallery owners in the...

Twins’ triptych inspired by Amritsar massacre

PAINTING EXPLORES JALLIANWALA BAGH AND ITS CONSEQUENCES IN GREAT DETAIL by AMIT ROY The Singh twins, Rabindra and Amrit, have completed their triptych inspired by the...

Picture of the artist as a portrait painter

FINNISH ARTIST’S WORK DRAWS COMPARISONS WITH AMRITA SHER-GIL by AMIT ROY The Royal Academy in London is currently exhibiting the work of the Finnish artist Helene...

Ismaili Centre exhibition opens

MEMBERS of the Ismaili community gathered last week for the launch of the Seeing Through Babel exhibition, the first public exhibit of its kind...

Bharatanatyam great Rukmini Vijayakumar on her dance journey and performing live

Acclaimed dancer Rukmini Vijayakumar has trained in various dance forms, including bharatanatyam, ballet and modern dance. The director of Bangalore-based dance company Raadha Kalpa, she...

Croydon Mela: A celebration of Asian arts, culture and food for all ages

There are melas happening all over the country throughout the summer and one of the fun, free family-friendly events at Wandle Park in Croydon...

Noted UK-based artist Balraj Khanna pens book on Partition

Celebrated UK-based painter-author Balraj Khanna was seven at the time of Partition and the traumatic event had such a deep impact on him that...
Sayed Hasan

Alchemy: Sayed Hasan artist behind My Grandad’s Car collaboration reveals inspiration behind exhibition

By Reena Kumar My Granddad’s Car is the result of a project between two artists, Sayed Hasan and Karl Ohiri who met while completing an...
Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris on Alchemy festival: “Our audience is our society”

By Reena Kumar The team behind the Southbank Centre's annual Alchemy festival is hoping to challenge media portrayals of Pakistan this year with a rich...