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A Bridge Across The Oceans

Oct 21, 2020 Sathya Saran

Album a way of bridging chasms between minds and countries through music.

Artistic Integrity In The Era Of Social Media

Feb 04, 2020 Malavika Kodiyath

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 to commercial success it deserves.


Assamese Artist Nuruddin Ahmed Gets Into Limca Book Of Records For Tallest Durga Idol

Ahmed who has been in the trade of designing for more than three decades also does costume designing for films and theatre in Assam.

C/O Arthouse: How A Family Helps Their Village In Odisha Make A Living Through Art

Jan 15, 2019 Arshia Dhar

The Nayak family of Odisha's Nayakapatana has kept the fight on to help not just the art of Pothichitra survive, but also to ensure that fellow village folk can carve their fortunes out of palm leaves.


Afghan Artists Tryst With Art In India

Many artists from Afghanistan having fled the country seek refuge in India.

07 December, 2018

Bhubaneshwar Art Trail: 'Navigation Offline'

Pracheta Saha

Bhubaneswar holds a one of a kind public art festival for the first time.


02 July, 2018

Mudras in Motion: The Unpindownable Mastery of Astad Deboo

Outlook Web Bureau

At 70, the iconic modern artiste is honoured by a Chennai sabha, the heartland of conservatism. A tribute in words and images.


13 June, 2018

Group Show in Delhi Has Artists Tastefully Drawing Western Aesthetics

Malavika Kodiyath

A week-long exhibition of 24 painters and sculptors at AIFACS is a get-together of hands and minds that are proud of their country’s visual heritage, yet only happy to borrow from Europe if it suits


05 June, 2018

Braille, Audio Guides, Tactile Path: National Museum Makes Exhibition Appealing To Blind

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian Constitution, Mughal painting, Roman coins among touch-and-feel objects at ‘India and the World’ show on in Delhi till June 30


11 April, 2018

Jamini Roy: Clarification Of A Fact The Art World Generally Gets Wrong

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

This year marks the completion of nine decades after the debut exhibition of Jamini Roy’s paintings. Today is the 131st birth anniversary of the pioneering modern artist.


24 March, 2018

Aslam Hussain Khan: An Honest Blend of Six Hindustani Gharanas

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

In a life that began from Western UP and bloomed in Bombay, vocalist Aslam Hussain Khan (1940-2018) was a bona fide voice of half-a-dozen schools of north Indian classical.


04 January, 2018

Paint And Scoot: Switzerland Shows Why Graffiti Artists Thrive In Transgression

Neha Mehrotra

Popular artists operating in Basel include Dare, Smash-137, Bustart and Dream - all pen names for individuals’ wishing to keep their real identities a secret.


31 December, 2017

Bye 2017: Fun of Cross-Culture Strains Across Rajasthan, Kerala, America, Japan, Tamil Nadu...

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

How will it sound if a Rajasthani villager or an American youngster sings a folksy Malayalam film song? A Japanese dancer presents an ancient south Indian theatre? Boys and girls in Florida sit discuss Carnatic ragas?


30 December, 2017

The Full-Moon Danseuse Who Went On To Shine Like Summer Sun

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

For Indian dance, 2017 marks the 60th year of the entry of an exponent who impacted its classical wing like not many others in the south. The life and times of Yamini Krishnamurthy, who turned 78 this month


08 December, 2017

Connecticut’s Music Maestro Who Became Pioneering Carnatic Vocalist: Remembering Jon B. Higgins

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

Early December was when, in 1984, south Indian classical lost its first Westerner vocalist of acclaim. Remembering Jon B. Higgins, along with renowned Maharajapuram Santhanam (who also died in a road accident) on his 90th anniversary.


08 November, 2017

Suhasini Koratkar: Classical Vocalist Who Enriched The Special Flavour Of Bhendibazaar

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

Hindustani music lost last night a senior exponent of one of the distinct streams of khayal. Eclecticism defined the Pune-based artiste’s pursuit of various aspects about her Mumbai-origin school.


01 November, 2017

National School Of Festivals? NSD Students Protest, Say Campus Is Sidelining Their Education For Festivals

Outlook Web Bureau

Often known as country's best theatre training institute, National School of Drama organizes a string of festivals on the campus


12 October, 2017

When A Painter Chose To Try His Hand In Photography

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

As an artist of reasonable recognition, Sanjay Bhattacharyya chose to one day begin using the camera to express his sense of visual beauty. The results have brought the Delhiite Bengali great joy.


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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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