Culture

Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary poet’s quest for relevance

Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary poet’s quest fo

May 9, 2017

Understanding Rabindranath Tagore as a prophet, who perceived the architecture of world order almost a century ago, is an international focus and every year the world engages in an exchange of Tagore philosophies that remain a source of inspiration for life, beyond all age bracke...

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Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ launched at the Embassy of India, Rome

Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ laun

May 7, 2017

Widely known Indian-international abstract artist Sujata Bajaj, carries a special relationship with the form of Ganesha and has been painting, etching and sculpting this form for over 30 years. A recently published book carrying the title 'Ganapati' retraces this artistic journey...

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Spectrum of artistic delights from Odisha

Spectrum of artistic delights from Odisha

May 6, 2017

Odisha is the ground of polished and slick artisans, who since decades have been carrying forward the artistic legacy of the traditional craftworks from Odisha, which still remain undiscovered by many travellers.

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India starting to appreciate art through memes

India starting to appreciate art through memes

May 4, 2017

In an increasingly connected world, which interacts on the internet, new ways of experiencing fine art are turning out to be through images with funny captions.

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Mumbai hosts its first zine festival

Mumbai hosts its first zine festival

May 2, 2017

An artists' duo is working on reinvigorating zine culture in India, putting them on display at an ongoing exhibition in Mumbai while also teaching others how to curate and celebrate the culture of self-published comics and literature.

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Patachitra: Ancient scroll painting of Bengal

Patachitra: Ancient scroll painting of Bengal

April 26, 2017

The vibrant and expressive folk art by the patua community from West Bengal is a truly colourful one, which is being sustained in times of change.

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Art exhibition at Alliance Française de Delhi

Art exhibition at Alliance Française de Delhi

April 24, 2017

Alliance Française de Delhi is holding a photo exhibition showcasing the work of 44 photographers from across the globe alongside a contemporary dance performance.

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International Day for Monuments and Sites 2017

International Day for Monuments and Sites 2017

April 19, 2017

As the world is focussing on ‘Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism’ this year, in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and in the context of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals,...

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Aajeevika handicraft Mela in New Delhi from April 14 to 23

Aajeevika handicraft Mela in New Delhi from April

April 18, 2017

Aajeevika Mela in the national capital, New Delhi, is being organised from April 14-23, 2017, at Pragati Maidan, by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. The Mela offers the rural workers an opportunity to showcase and sell their products: from wooden art, hand-...

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