Opinion  /  Published 25.05.21

Watching Charulata in Ray’s centenary year

I first saw Charulata in New York, in 1981. In the couple of years I’d been a novice film buff in Calcutta, I’d somehow managed not to see the classic Ray movies; whenever there ...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.20

Telling art stories

Few Bengali women get the chance to make Western art ‘accessible’ to a British television audience, but Sona Datta has been presenting an hour-long BBC documentary, Michelangelo: The Good, the Bad...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.20

Inner tension

Why are the masterpieces of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael called Renaissance art? If ‘renaissance’ stands for modern, what is modern about these works of art? One possibility is that...
By A. Raghuramaraju


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