Mala & Mahler, a Zubin Mehta opus

This year marks 40 years of a cultural milestone, the coming together of two Indian maestros subscribing to tw...

Untethered concerns

A title is an anchor, but also a limiting tether. So Cima chooses to call its current show, on till January 30...

Rare gem

Performances that approximate perfection are rare; going out on a limb, this reviewer will claim for Virahagat...

Mani & John, a violin-guitar exploration

Violin meets guitar. Separated by the seven seas, two legends come together for the first time. The Conve...

Chameli Ramachandran’s art find place in Vadehra Art Gallery

Delhi’s Vadehra Art Gallery kicked off the year with a solo show by artist Chameli Ramachandran, titled ...

Sculptor Adip Dutta’s tribute to his mentor Meera Mukherjee

Tracing back the journey and practice of artist and sculptor Adip Dutta and the influence of the late, revered...

Arts  /  Published 19.12.20

Uprooted: Food and its growers

Lifestyle changes drive consumer economies as inessentials appear to be indispensable. The paradox of industrial culture, therefore, is that while a car or cosmetics company booms, the primary produce...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 19.12.20

People’s artists and market logic

Chittaprosad is the poster boy of protest. The deprived and the downtrodden find their voice in his extensive artwork, from his heartrending visual reportage of the devastating 1943 famine that took a...
By Soumitra Das in

Arts  /  Published 19.12.20

RECLAIM the stage with Artsforward

What: These Are Not Screenshots When: December 20, 3 pm and 4.30 pm Where: Ghare Baire, Currency Building Expect: A series of dance and other performances in various spaces of the Currency Building...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 17.12.20

Getting tuned to the sur of baarish

What was your first reaction when you got to know about it again? During the lockdown, Sachin Sir called me up and said that he and his friends have decided to release the song as a single and I was ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Arts  /  Published 16.12.20

Museums without borders

What are the immediate plans post-launch of MAP? Our plan now is to essentially create a roadmap to the opening of the physical space which we are planning for the latter half of 2021. We are collabo...
By Shrestha Saha in

Arts  /  Published 15.12.20

Musical Moments

Day 02 5 When Chai Met Toast’s performance was a happy one. The location was a beautiful grass-covered spot overlooking the ocean. Their 45-minute performance started during the day and ended a...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 13.12.20

Artistes on Olympic breakdancing

By Urvashi Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 13.12.20

Google Arts & Culture brings alive miniature paintings

How was the idea of merging technology with tradition for the fruition of this virtual initiative conceived? When I saw the miniature paintings at the National Museum, I was amazed at the level of de...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 12.12.20

Still relevant: Gandhi at 150

It’s a measure of his relevance that, seven-plus decades after his assassination, Gandhi still occupies a vibrant eristic space where deification and detraction wrestle, as research seeks to tem...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 12.12.20

An example to follow: Tribute to Subinoy Roy

Organizers of online concerts often have to be reminded that curating forms is perhaps the most important aspect of a musical session. This is a point that is often ignored, as was somewhat evident in...
By Samarjit Guha in


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