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The Decline Of Urdu In UP's Literary World

The Decline Of Urdu In UP's Literary World

Along with Lucknowi mushaira and Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb, Urdu literature is in decline. And the current socio-political atmosphere can't escape its share of the blame

27 May 2022
'India Art Fair' Will Truly Be A Celebration Of Resilience: Jaya Asokan

'India Art Fair' Will Truly Be A Celebration Of Resilience: Jaya Asokan

India Art Fair director Jaya Asokan talks about the challenges of curating the fair during a global pandemic, why the digital is integral to the world of arts,...

18 November 2021

How Srinagar Joined The Global List Of 49 Creative Cities Network

The INTACH dossier, the copy of which is with Outlook, reads, Kashmiri Craftspeople owe much in their artistic proclivity to the 14th-15th c. period of royal...

MF Husain, Amrita Sher-Gil, FN Souza Among 75 Indian Modernists To Be On Display At Upcoming AstaGuru Sale

MF Husain, Amrita Sher-Gil, FN Souza Among 75 Indian Modernists To Be On Display At Upcoming AstaGuru Sale

M F Husain's painting titled 'Family', estimated at Rs 80 lakhs-Rs 1 crore, is among the 160 rare and iconic artworks by 75 leading modern Indian artists that...

10 November 2021

Artist Weaves Memories Of A Vintage Srinagar

An artisan’s nostalgic tribute to the Srinagar that was

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07 August 2021
Himachal Handicraft Festival Exhibition Begins At Gaiety Theatre

Himachal Handicraft Festival Exhibition Begins At Gaiety Theatre

From Chamba chappals to Kinnauri shawls, artisans exhibit their best works at Himachal Handicraft Festival


17 March 2021
Don’t Reach For The Popcorn Just Yet. This Is An Intense Play!

Don’t Reach For The Popcorn Just Yet. This Is An Intense Play!

It’s amazing how single-actor performances can wind themselves around your mind, dragging you from the comfort of your home into the world the actor inhabits...


04 October 2020
Reaching Out To Help Performing Artistes

Reaching Out To Help Performing Artistes

On Oct 4, the Outreach programme will feature the very talented Naviin Gandharv on his uniquely melodious Belabahar instrument. Created by his father, Pt....


21 July 2020
<em>Sur Ke Saath</em>: Cheering The Day With Music

Sur Ke Saath: Cheering The Day With Music

The Sur ke Saath programmes start at 10 am and go on for an hour. Instrumentalists and singers take the stage by turn, and manage to create magic in the...


04 July 2020
Locked In And Dreaming Of Sky

Locked In And Dreaming Of Sky

‘Aisi Raaton’ is a simple story depicting the universal plight of a young couple, stuck indoors, and perhaps a little upset with each other.


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25 June 2020
Discovering Art In Jewellery

Discovering Art In Jewellery

An online presentation of exquisite gem stones reveals the art that goes into making the exotic jewellery.


04 June 2020
The Confluence Of Dance And Music To Beat The Lockdown Blues

The Confluence Of Dance And Music To Beat The Lockdown Blues

National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai is putting up online a series of the events it has held over the year.


18 May 2020
Embroidery Of Stories: Reviving Bengal's 'Kantha' Art

Embroidery Of Stories: Reviving Bengal's 'Kantha' Art

This indigenous art form would have died if not for the efforts of a few individuals who were keen to revive and sustain it.


15 May 2020
Lockdown Blues: For Healing’s Sake, Try Art!

Lockdown Blues: For Healing’s Sake, Try Art!

Through deep engagement in the moment, Art helps us to reflect upon and accept ourselves and our present situations


01 May 2020
From The Unknown To The Art Of Permeating Across The Globe

From The Unknown To The Art Of Permeating Across The Globe

Despite many odds, these three artists are part of a growing number of unknown artists whose work is finding space in an unexpected, global medium...leather...


15 April 2020
Is This The End Of A Magnificent Obsession?

Is This The End Of A Magnificent Obsession?

The closing down of Junoon symbolises the snuffing of hope, writes Sathya Saran.


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09 April 2020
'Have To Convert India's Goodwill Across The World Into Understanding Of Idea Of India': ICCR Prez

'Have To Convert India's Goodwill Across The World Into Understanding Of Idea Of India': ICCR Prez

ICCR President Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, also a Rajya Sabha MP, speaks to Outlook's Bhavna Vij-Aurora about how the Indian society has evolved into perhaps a...


21 March 2020
Exploring Goa's History Through The Eyes Of Three Photographers

Exploring Goa's History Through The Eyes Of Three Photographers

The show, which has three segments by three photographers, will through their work depict three different periods in Goa’s history.


09 March 2020
Holi Ceberations Of Sir Thomas Metcalfe

Holi Ceberations Of Sir Thomas Metcalfe

Rajas, nawabs, zamindars and seths came to Metcalfe residence in North Delhi, many of them from Chandni Chowk, to play Holi.


08 February 2020
Painting That Stirred Row At India Art Fair Missing, Artists Cry Foul

Painting That Stirred Row At India Art Fair Missing, Artists Cry Foul

A complainant had alleged that artwork at India Art Fair was related to the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.


04 February 2020
Artistic Integrity In The Era Of Social Media

Artistic Integrity In The Era Of Social Media

In a world caught up with showcasing skills through Instagram, art that is formless might attract several visitors at the gallery, but may not necessarily lead...


31 January 2020
Gulag Kalakshetra? Caste And Culture Policing Come To Chennai's Charmed Circles

Gulag Kalakshetra? Caste And Culture Policing Come To Chennai's Charmed Circles

If state-run Nehru Memorial can host launch functions of books on Jinnah and Savarkar, why can't Kalakshetra allow T.M. Krishna's work on Christians in...


22 January 2020
Amol Palekar’s Return To Theatre After 25 Years

Amol Palekar’s Return To Theatre After 25 Years

Sathya Saran draws the pictures of a packed auditorium where Amol Palekar made his return to theatre after 25 years, and an offbeat exhibition that called out...


09 January 2020
Artists Protest Against Government's Proposal To Convert Tagore Hall Into Cinema

Artists Protest Against Government's Proposal To Convert Tagore Hall Into Cinema

The artists say if the government was interested in opening cinema halls, it could have renovated defunct cinema halls in Srinagar.


25 December 2019
Taking Art Beyond Entertainment: Photos Of Rohit Jain

Taking Art Beyond Entertainment: Photos Of Rohit Jain

Though he has in the past used his art to create other awareness stories, it is with ‘Aftermath’ that Rohit Jain, who is a grantee of the Pulitzer...


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