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London’s Royal College of Art exhibits works of Indian artists in a virtual show

July 30, 2020 7:10:29 pm

RCA's graduate exhibition is known to kickstarting the careers of designers, architects and artists who later became popular worldwide

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Postcard helps find location of Vincent van Gogh’s final work

July 29, 2020 3:50:13 pm

"The similarities were very clear to me," Mr Van der Veen was quoted as saying by a report which also states that "the site is 150m (492ft) from the Auberge Ravoux, the inn in the village, where Van Gogh stayed for 70 days before taking his own life in 1890." 

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‘Gandhiji made me famous’

July 27, 2020 7:10:31 pm

Who is Gautam Pal, who has sculpted over 50 statues of Gandhi across the world and is in news for his works vandalised during the #BlackLivesMatter protests?

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Queen witnesses virtual unveiling of new portrait in UK

July 26, 2020 12:54:07 pm

It took the painter Miriam Escofet seven months to complete the painting, with its final stages being done in the lockdown.

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Dil Bechara: Not the goodbye the actor deserves but the one we needed

July 25, 2020 6:00:12 pm

So much of the collective bafflement that succeeded Sushant Singh Rajput’s death stems from not knowing what happened, in being caught off guard, and in missing out on the ending of a story whose beginning played out for all to see. Dil Bechara comes closest in providing a closure.

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Tathagata Ghosh’s Miss Man addresses homophobia through the story of a man discovering his sexuality

July 25, 2020 3:46:34 pm

After global film festivals, Miss Man will show online at Kashish 2020 Virtual today and in the Oscars-qualifying BISFF in August

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Amala Shankar — a brilliant dancer who took on the hard work of disseminating dance pioneer Uday Shankar’s legacy

July 25, 2020 8:47:21 am

We look back at a life in dance, one that was always overshadowed by that of her husband and renowned dancer Uday Shankar but was a rare manifestation of an emerging India that represented passion paired with the complex study of an art form

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Masterpieces features 60 iconic art works from the Government Museum’s rich collection

July 22, 2020 8:36:47 pm

Among those featured are Gandhara sculptures; miniature paintings from the courts of erstwhile Pahari and Rajasthani kingdoms; modern and contemporary Indian works by artists like MF Husain, FN Souza, Satish Gujral.

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Emma Watson and Reni Eddo-Lodge helm project to rename London tube map

July 22, 2020 2:10:20 pm

The project will be unfold in collaboration with curators, historians, writers. The general public too will be asked to weigh in and submit their ideas. It will be published on International Women’s Day (March 8) next year by Haymarket Books

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Indian Matchmaking: An 8-episode of misguided gender politics, ultimately a betrayal for Indian audiences

July 22, 2020 4:59:27 pm

By cherry picking its clients and assorting stories it wants to tell, by ticking boxes of caste, religion and class as imperative for an arranged alliance, Indian Matchmaking panders to the West gaze with complying obedience.

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Shooting your day for Kevin Macdonald and Ridley Scott might take you to the Sundance Film Festival

July 20, 2020 9:40:32 pm

The filmmaker duo invites entries for a sequel to their 2010 crowdsourced documentary Life in A Day

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Indian artists in Europe share experience of migrant labourers walking home during lockdown

July 20, 2020 11:39:16 am

Pankaj Tiwari and Abhishek Thapar walked for 13 days, sharing anecdotes from the migrant experiences in India to whoever joined them on the road. On July 15, they ended the piece, titled ‘The Art of Walking’, at a refugee camp in Calais, France, where large numbers of migrants wait to be let into the UK

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July 20, 2020 1:05:41 pm

Here is the first of many pictures of the close-knit wedding of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi released by the British royal family.

The problem with the uncomplicated legacy of The Help

July 19, 2020 10:03:57 am

The Help actor Viola Davis recently said she regretted working on the 2011 film. This, however, is not the first time she said this. But in all probability the film's legacy will not be as tarnished as Gone With The Wind.

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Avishek Sen’s New York solo ‘reframes’ the conversation between man and nature

July 16, 2020 6:20:43 pm

In the set of works on view — on the gallery walls till July 18 and the website — Avishek Sen constructs myriad forms and throws several questions at the viewers by focussing on the often-overlooked details

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Five Indian doctors in US tell their pandemic story in a documentary

July 20, 2020 4:20:51 pm

Hollywood filmmaker of Indian origin, Sweta Rai, shot A Pandemic: Away from the Motherland remotely, with footage recorded from several devices at different locations during the lockdown

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Banksy’s latest appears inside a train compartment; gets removed hours later

July 15, 2020 3:42:08 pm

He called his work 'If You Don't Mask, You Don't Get', and captioned it as such on Instagram

‘To build a restaurant from scratch, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience’

July 12, 2020 5:30:39 pm

What does it take to launch a restaurant in a pandemic? Chef Vikramjit Roy on having to fix tiles and drainage without professional help in his new venture and putting off plans to include dine-in until there’s a vaccine for COVID-19

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Keen observer of crafts, Jyotsna Bhatt imbibed the traditional and the modern

July 12, 2020 4:05:24 am

Known to be one of India's prominent ceramic artists, Baroda-based Bhatt breathed her last on July 11, two days after she suffered a stroke. She was 80.

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Renowned ceramic artist Jyotsna Bhatt passes away

July 11, 2020 9:50:34 pm

Known to be one of India's best-known ceramic artists, Baroda-based Bhatt breathed her last on July 11, two days after she suffered a stroke.

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The girl who sings Mozart, in sargam

July 11, 2020 10:30:34 am

Hindustani classical vocalist Samadipta Mukherjee, 22, on singing Mozart’s famed Symphony No 40 using the Indian notation (sargam) phraseology to become a social media sensation and finding appreciation from melody queen Lata Mangeshkar

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Rodin Museum may sell limited edition replicas of masterpieces to meet expenses

July 8, 2020 6:20:24 pm

The self-financed museum, which celebrates the works of Auguste Rodin, reopened on Tuesday after four months of lockdown, imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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How Covid lockdown inspired this Delhi boy to create his first hip-hop song

July 8, 2020 5:30:11 pm

Meet Vikas Baghel, a 21-year-old boy of a driver whose rap song on coronavirus is doing the rounds on social media

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How a new audiovisual project is making audiences see poetry differently

July 8, 2020 3:50:39 pm

Artist Gaurav Ogale brings collaborators across entertainment and theatre for an ongoing series of poetry, book readings and spoken word

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Living with Heritage: How an Independence-era dance theatre group is fighting back the pandemic

July 8, 2020 12:30:32 pm

Ranga-Shri Little Ballet Troupe is determined to retain and pay its artistes, maintain its premises and build more shows