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Tradition and individual talent

The 10th edition of Little Thespian’s national theatre festival (March 22-27), aptly titled ‘Jashn...

In search of paradise

It would take unforeseen shifts in civilizational thinking for the landscape — or Nature in some form &m...
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Missing link

The exhibition, From Kolkata to Italy: Of places in Dialogue, organized by the Italian Consulate, Calcutta (Ma...

Thistledown in the wind

Ganesh Haloi was born way back in 1936 in the Jamalpur district of Bangladesh. Yet, at his stage in life, he h...

Right recipe

Art works in mysterious ways. Sometimes, even an assemblage of all the right ingredients will not produce the ...

A patchwork of ideas

Saadat Hasan Manto’s short stories, especially the ones exploring the sombre darkness enveloping the Par...

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Arts  /  Published 05.06.21

Music of the tides

Essaying the love songs of a boatman, caught in the vortex of circumstances, in a programme titled Majhi was Bhromora’s latest offering at a dismally empty Sisir Mancha. Considering that it was ...
By Samarjit Guha in

Arts  /  Published 05.06.21

Open sesame

The viewer of Birla Academy’s show, The Eye Within, that was on till May 9 — largely coinciding with the monstrous second wave of Covid infections, ruling out a physical visit —...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 05.06.21

Online multifaceted exhibitions

Naik turns to the story of Goa’s water-rattled village of Curdi and strings together three phases of time with regard to its submergence. While he looks at the stories of the generation that saw...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 04.06.21

On Swapnasandhani three-decade-long journey

Riddhi Sen Starting young: I have been a part of the Swapnasandhani family from the time I was born. I had heard that in one of our earliest productions called Tara Teen Bon there was a scene where a...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Arts  /  Published 04.06.21

KC Pyne’s art gets a virtual showcase

“I am very happy to announce that Emami Art is hosting a survey show of Kartick Chandra Pyne. He was one of the most significant modern Indian artists of the post-Independence era. Although not ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 02.06.21

Artistes raise fund for Covid relief

Kher has created a series called A Small World Together that uses a collage of bindis on existing world maps to accentuate the connectivity of the world  as well as to trace out certain patterns ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 29.05.21

Akshita Gandhi’s The Lockdown Series is an ode to Mumbai

Favourite gallery: Gallery Perchée in New York and Tao Art Gallery in Mumbai Favourite city for an art connoisseur: New York Favourite artwork collected: Classic Swiss postcards from Switzerlan...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Arts  /  Published 29.05.21

Between reality and fantasy

While  his contemporaries were experimenting with genres ranging from Cubism to Impressionism in the 1960s, Kartick Chandra Pyne was depicting a world beyond them. Through his surreal brushstroke...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 29.05.21

Connected through music

Swami Vivekananda focused on the connectivity of music, life and nature in many of his articles on music. While writing on the Utsaah series (#spreadinghappiness with the YouTube channel, ‘Art a...
By Payel Sengupta in

Arts  /  Published 29.05.21

Shredded lives

Towards the end of Silence, the entire cast of 10 or so female performers fills the performing arena with a massive pile of old, torn newspapers. To the strains of a strangely disquieting musical...
By Dipankar Sen in


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