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The healing power of art

The healing power of art

December 24, 2020

“Art is an outlet for expression and creativity, just like crying is for grief,” Sumedha Kaul, a psychologist and an art therapist, based in Delhi, tells Media India Group. “Creating art is not a skill. It is an essential part of being a human. You don’t have to possess a...

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Leaf carving: Intricate Chinese art gains popularity in India

Leaf carving: Intricate Chinese art gains popularity in India

December 10, 2020

It’s hard not to love the brilliant display of colourful foliage that signals the arrival of autumn each year, but as the cold winter winds prevail, those leaves that once beautified the landscape are left to collect on the ground or begrudgingly raked in some weekend chore...

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Indian artists at Venice Biennale 2019

Indian artists at Venice Biennale 2019

May 16, 2019

India is back at the Venice Biennale with its second-ever pavilion after a hiatus of eight years and also has three artists participating in the main exhibition.

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India’s pop-up exhibition wins international award

India’s pop-up exhibition wins international award

May 4, 2019

The ‘Bonjour India Experience’ was the flagship initiative of the Bonjour India 2017-18, a festival to celebrate the friendship between India and France through more than 300 events spread over four months across 33 Indian cities.

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Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

April 18, 2019

Two Indian-Americans have been named among the 168 fellows as the recipient of Guggenheim fellowship this year.

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Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

April 17, 2019

La scène musicale indienne est riche et dynamique et nombreux sont les artistes qui souhaitent faire entendre leur voix au travers leur art. INDES a rencontré 4 groupes musicaux de genres très différents – rap, mélange de musique classique indienne, de rock psychédélique...

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The backstage of Kathakali: Turning serene faces eternally beautiful

The backstage of Kathakali: Turning serene faces eternally beautiful

January 6, 2019

Media India Group captures the glimpse of backstage preparations of the major dance form of Kerala - Kathakali, the art that echoes the ethnicity of Kerala.

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Portraits from Pushkar

Portraits from Pushkar

December 1, 2018

We witnessed the charm of the countryside, the people and their lifestyle, and made some portraits providing a complete backdrop of their brightly coloured saris, odhnis (strip of cloth); their everyday ornaments; some aged and painted faces in the crowd; men in equally colourful...

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The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

November 3, 2018

Much known for its mythological values the Modhera Sun Temple in the western Indian state of Gujarat, was made in honour of the sun god, Surya. The temple at present is undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India and has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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The historic Panna Meena ka Kund in Jaipur

The historic Panna Meena ka Kund in Jaipur

September 5, 2018

  Rajasthan (north Indian state) welcomes people with its gracious history and charming vibes, always celebrating its architectural and spiritual richness with its mystical attraction. Jaipur, its capital city, talks about its historic past and has always been a living orga...

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Exploring bargain hunter’s paradise – Janpath

Exploring bargain hunter’s paradise – Janpath

August 4, 2018

  Delhi’s popular Janpath market is a shopping hub with unique treasures that matches the latest fashion trends in a limited budget. It is a lane of vibrant colours with contrasts of mixed emotions and expressions. The Janpath street market lies in the heart of Delhi, towa...

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All about Old Delhi

All about Old Delhi

July 7, 2018

  To know Purani Dilli (old Delhi), one must have the love for history and passion to explore the city. The most known and popular Moonlight Square, which is commonly known as Chandni Chowk, the oldest Indian bazaar (market) in existence today, serves as the symbolic hear...

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