Campus  /  Published 22.11.21

Audience sings along and headbangs as independent bands rock on at a live metal concert

Children of Rock was organised by the Independent Artist Association to help independent artists grow ...
By Saikat Chakraborty

People  /  Published 10.11.21

With National Award, Bankura ‘shankha’ artist reaches new heights

In the meantime, he continues his work from his home. Apart from his epic masterpiece, Nandi also carves various designs and mythological scenes on conch shells, and makes decorative items from oyster...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

People  /  Published 05.11.21

Durga and Kali idols from teen sculptor

Initially, his family, comprising his parents and two younger brothers, found it difficult to manage the extra expense for Subrata to make idols. But later, father Biswanath started saving to make his...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 26.09.21

Shop where you stop

Pingla is a village of patachitra artists in East Midnapore. Traditionally, they were storytellers who sang tales of Radha-Krishna, of how the fish wed, of Ma Manasa and Devi Durga — fables they...
By Paromita Sen

Arts  /  Published 21.09.21

Experimenter’s ‘Gardens as Thought Form: Lexicons for Revolution’ posits timely questions of resistance and ruminations

A garden has a myriad associations and interpretations for most. While some think of gardens fondly as spaces of recreation, some look at it as the last vestiges of nature within a concrete maze. Some...
By Anannya Sarkar


India  /  Published 15.08.21

Artists turn shipping containers into artwork

A giant mural on Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters along with thematic artworks depicting India's military might, technological achievements and cultural heritage was on display at the mai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Call to protect 'right to offend'

A lawyer batted for the protection of artists’ “right to offend” lest they started playing safe, at a programme to mark the launch of a website to safeguard the rights of artistes. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 14.07.21

Amrita Sher-Gil's art sells for Rs 37.8 cr

Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil's In the Ladies' Enclosure became the second most expensive Indian work of art sold globally, after fetching a whopping Rs 37.8 crore at Saffronart's recent S...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Jharia card-makers shine on

“Most of the students are children of economically weaker sections. We provide free of cost tutorial lessons under our free education programme since the last five or six years,” Singh add...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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