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Nokia, IPhone, OnePlus, Art

The phone and its art - How the smartphone is in fact the modern day painting

Smartphones have evolved into pieces of art that are meant to be savoured each and every time you lay eyes on them.


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Caste Discrimination, Dalit paintings, Mithila, Art

Mithila paintings: How Dalit women have used art to reclaim their identity and their stories

Those engaged in art forms like gobar and godna managed to break free of their traditional professions, along with assuming ownership of their narratives.


 |  8-minute read
Art, Creativity, Seasons, Summers

Of all the seasons, why we love to romance the monsoon

From penning of songs, to painting, to lateral thinking, monsoon stirs something soulful within us.


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Exhibition, Delhi, Art, Ngma

How Delhi's NGMA is taking art to the masses

The National Gallery of Modern Art stands revived, refurbished and renovated.


 |  The Castaways  |  9-minute read
Contemporary art, Art, Artists, Bihar

Bringing to life unsung heroes: An encounter with a forgotten artist

Bihar’s Rajat Ghosh, whose works are part of NGMA, works on collecting stories on people who mattered to history.


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Feluda, Art, Satyajit Ray, Indian cinema

Why the magic of Satyajit Ray lives on

An ode to the auteur on his 97th birth anniversary.


 |  18-minute read
Caste, Classical Music, Carnatic Music, Art

How I discovered Karnatik music is caged by caste

[Book extract] With art becoming an agent for social organisation, the artist is nothing but a pawn.


 |  4-minute read
Raza Foundation, Delhi, Art, Smart cities

Why our cities need art

To become technological morons should not be the inevitable fate of Indian citizens.


 |  3-minute read
Chandigarh, Philosophy, Education, Art

A tribute to two great men of Chandigarh

Satya Pal Gautam and Malkit Singh were well-known faces in their respective fields of education and art.


 |  Clean Chit Corner  |  5-minute read
India, Politics, Economics, Art

2017 taught me why we must hold on to art

'Art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos.'