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Of art, nature and fashion

Of art, nature and fashion

July 27, 2018

Artists like Rembrandt Harmenszoon, Vincent van Gogh, Willem de Kooning, and many others popularised the impasto painting technique with their thick consistencies and fine knife strokes. Today, an Indian visual artist Nandita Richie is diversifying the art form into ‘wearables...

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Indian truck art: Pimped up rides

Indian truck art: Pimped up rides

April 24, 2018

Passing through narrow city lanes to the dusty highways, delivering goods in various parts of the country, trucks in India also carry with them an Indian folk art - the truck art or Kitsch.

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A peek into the business of comic culture in India

A peek into the business of comic culture in India

March 28, 2018

Amidst other ways to reach out, comic books/ e-books and comic strips are an attractive option for advertisers. Despite the fairly low circulation and readership of comic books in India, more advertisers are hopping on to the bandwagon. However, for the Indian comic publishers an...

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Peeping into the history of India’s architecture and culture

Peeping into the history of India’s architecture and culture

February 18, 2018

From Harappan sites to Buddhist relics, and colonial cantonments to martyr memorials, India is a treasure trove of cultural attractions. Thus, offering enriching peep into the country’s past as well as its present, Sahapedia & YES Culture lead pan-India heritage walks to discov...

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India’s first culinary museum

India’s first culinary museum

November 16, 2017

In an attempt to keep alive the extensive variety of India’s culinary richness, which dates back to the Bronze Age civilisation, India will soon open doors to its first culinary museum in Karnataka.

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Traces of Urdu in India

Traces of Urdu in India

September 21, 2017

Though Urdu readers and speakers in India are fast disappearing, the language is still alive in the form of ghazals (poetic expressions in the form of songs), poetry recitations, Urdu festivals, Sufi music, the new emerging Urdu pop culture, and more.

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The tale of the Garjiya Devi Temple

The tale of the Garjiya Devi Temple

June 3, 2017

Situated near Ramnagar in Uttarakhand, the Garjiya Devi Temple is considered a sacred shrine that is believed to have been formed by the mud and clay that came along during a flood, years ago. Surrounded by the Kosi River tributary, the temple holds a rich, religious significance...

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

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

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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