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Sunday, July 12, 2020


ARTS

Iconic film posters on auction

MOVIE’S POPULARITY INFLUENCES VALUE OF ARTWORK, SAYS CONSULTANT by AMIT ROY AN AUCTION house, which has organised a sale of film posters from famous Hollywood movies...

‘Books open up new worlds and teach you about hope’

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR JASBINDER BILAN ON LIVING OUT HER DREAM by MITA MISTRY In 2019 Jasbinder Bilan won the Costa Children’s Book Award for her stunning debut...

Agatha Christie’s art of deception continues to stun audiences

AUTHOR REWROTE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION TO GIVE IT A SECOND TWIST by AMIT ROY ONE of Agatha Christie’s best loved classics, Witness for the Prosecution, is...

Sonia Sabri speaks about dance, Descendants and performing live

Akademi, the UK’s leading south Asian dance organisation continues its 40th anniversary celebrations with various live events, including Descendants, which is being staged at...

Lord Jeffrey Archer: I’m not surprised to see Indians doing well here

by AMIT ROY LORD Jeffrey Archer’s 25 published titles have sold 250 million copies in nearly 100 countries and been translated into 37 languages. In India,...

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...