Glimpse into works of four artists

Fraught with pestilence and political unrest, the year 2020 is set to remain etched in our collective psyche f...

On John Petrucci’s album

John Petrucci — a name synonymous with guitar virtuosity — has dropped his second instrumental alb...

Pyne: Inhabiting a twilight world

Ganesh Pyne’s works never fail to intrigue viewers with the aura of mystery that veils them. Even when h...

New tools for the non-proscenium

Adversity, for all the harms it inflicts, brings out the urge to innovate and reinvent. In the months precedin...

Deep wounds inflicted by the lockdown

When the unplanned lockdown was announced here on a 4-hour notice, it triggered impossibly long marches of mig...

Making art more democratic

Making art more democratic and accessible are needs that precede the pandemic and while online exhibitions and...

Arts  /  Published 19.09.18

Pledge to revive dying art

Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik vowed to take dying art forms to new heights as he was appointed as the president of the Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi on Wednesday.“I seek blessings of Lord Jagannath to wo...
By The Telegraph in Bhubaneshwar

Arts  /  Published 04.04.20

A glorious history of visual arts from east India

Ghare Baire is a grand exposition of Bengal art being held in Currency Building in BBD Bag. It celebrates the glorious history of visual arts in this region of eastern India. It gently unfolds before ...
By Soumitra Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Stage set for Jatra spotlight on citizenship regime

Fears about the new citizenship matrix have reached the city’s jatrapara.One of the many posters dotting the walls of Chitpore reads “NRC Hatao, Desh Bachao (Repeal NRC, Save the Country)”. The ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 30.04.20

Art is about beauty

In part one of her story, artist Anita Gopal, who divides her time between Calcutta and London, talks about her charmed childhood in Calcutta, a chance meeting with artist David Hockney and her moment...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 19.11.18

Narcos: Mexico was a culture shock: Michael Pena

After two decades of delivering some fine work in films ranging from Oscar contenders such as Crash and American Hustle to big-budget superhero films like Ant-Man, Michael Pena is one of the most vis...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Arts  /  Published 24.05.20

MAP offers a healing bouquet of flowers

In 2016, Canon tied up with producer and rapper Swizz Beatz to launch a campaign promoting their EOS Rebel SLR camera. Taking ahead their proposition of “Image is everything”, the brand wanted to ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Arts  /  Published 09.10.19

The stage production of Devika Rani was gorgeous to watch but a tad too long

Devika Rani, popularly known as the ‘first lady of Indian cinema’, found representation on stage through Lillete Dubey’s production Devika Rani: Goddess of the Silver Screen in association with ...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 22.05.20

A long march of wounded spirits

One wonders how Somnath Hore would have portrayed the migrants who are trudging home amidst the nationwide lockdown. One of the woodcuts at the show, Somnath Hore: An Exhibition of Prints, at Galerie ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.18

Fleeting joy in lives of ugliness

By Soumitra Das in

Arts  /  Published 20.06.20

On World Music Day, listen in

1. Abbey Road (The Beatles)The soundtrack to my childhood, this album was always on in my house and I Want You (She's So Heavy) was my introduction to the blues. 2. Come Away With Me (Norah Jones)I ...
By Entertainment Desk in


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