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    When a dancer becomes the dance

    Creation has its elementary beginnings in sound, which slowly evolves its vibrations covering the entire expanse of space with man. It is not often that one gets to see a performance where the dancer becomes the dance, as one experienced during the Odissi recital of Shashwati Garai Ghosh at the IIC. Chosen last year by art enthusiast Purabi Mukherjee, as the most deserving young artist meriting the Madhobi...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Shades of streets

    Sara Hussain, a popular name in the art scenario, gets candid about her journey fighting many odds, and the accolades that came her way. It is a busy Saturday morning at Jew Street in Mattancherry. The morning light that filters through the skylight of the studio, where artist Sara Hussain and her mentor artist Onyx Paulose work, brightens up the paintings on the walls. Sara, who recently made a record by painting 51 pieces...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Let's get our hands dirty!

    Some of the popular decor vidoes are not Indian, and that sometimes proves tough since sourcing the requisite material can be challenging. Nowadays, no matter which social media platform you open, tricks of making your own personalised things - Do It Yourself (DIY) videos - are hugely popular among millennials. And for many, it's not just a fun watch, but something they feel strengthens their creative streak. ...

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    Art frat raises funds for Kerala

    300 works donated by artists and curators will be on sale at NGMA to raise funds for Kerala flood victims. A beautiful heart throbs at the core of the world of art. In a move of touching solidarity and humaneness, artists and art curators are donating their artworks to the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in the capital, and the money collected from their sales will be donated to the Kerala flood relief...

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    Divinity on canvas

    Andrew decided to go public with his talent at Soul Sante, where his works received a disappointing response. Andrew Paul, a city-based marketing professional has managed to achieve what most others can only dream about. This young Bengalurean's work Mighty My Saviour was featured alongside M.F. Hussain's Mother Teresa in the 2015 edition of the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts in South Asia. Andrew is...

    • 2 days ago
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    The hills call out to artists

    The process of creating art begins with finding an inspiration. And this is the core idea behind 'Scenic Sojourn'. Inspiration coupled with imagination gives birth to an art work. And it is this idea of inspiring artists that is behind 'Scenic Sojourn'- an artist camp amidst the beautiful hills of Himachal Pradesh. Organised by Easel Stories Art Gallery, the week-long art camp that begins today...

    • 3 days ago
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    Framing the fab four

    The Beatles during his week-long stay at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. In 1968, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, along with their friends, wives and girlfriends, set the world and media in frenzy, when they arrived in the quaint town of the Himalayas to learn Transcendental Meditation. The Beatles, who had successfully led a musical British invasion across the world and epitomised the...

    • 4 days ago
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    A drama about the strength of womanhood

    The newest gallery on the block is Bikaner House, the erstwhile bus depot for Rajasthan Tourism. It is well-known joke in the art circles that if one wants to book for an art gallery in 2038, then one must book right away, provided one can live with the uncertainty of getting it even then! Often the galleries claim that spaces for art shows are booked years in advance. To verify the claim, I asked the...

    • 6 days ago
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    An amateurish play, with shabby costumes

    Ramkali sells the shop and so she can get rid of the relatives that have landed there. Ramkali, a play by Asmit, was staged at The India Habitat Centre. An adaptation by Amitabh Srivastav of Bertold Brecht's play, The Good Person of Szechwan. The play was directed by Arvind Gaur for Asmita. In Brecht's play, the hero is a young man who aspired to become a pilot for which he needs money for...

    • 6 days ago
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    GKCM Award Festival: Creating awareness about performing arts

    Guruji was there for the first 7 years and the first awardee in 1995 was to legendary gotipua guru, Maguni Das, from his own Ragrajpur village. It is easy to imagine Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra's pride and satisfaction on the occasion of his son Ratikant's successful organizing of the 24th year of the OMG Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival. Guruji was there for the first...

    • 7 days ago

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