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Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

PTI, Wednesday, 16th April 2014
New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book.

Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Mixed media, paintings, sculptures at artists' group show

New Delhi: Four contemporary artists are collaborating to display a varied body of artistic work under one roof here. Tited "TRACES", the exhibition is a melange of mixed media paintings, canvases of different colour palettes, creative ceramics and sculptures. Artists include Abhijit Kumar Pathak... Read More >>

Sahitya Akademi felicitates literary greats

New Delhi: Eminent poets and litterateurs, including Javed Akhtar, Subdodh Sarkar and Mridula Garg, were among the 24 literary giants felicitated by the Sahitya Akademi at its annual Festival of Letters here. "What Sahitya Akademi is offering to these literary greats is merely a gesture compared t... Read More >>

Showcase of best of Indian theatre

New Delhi: Some of the best productions in Indian theatre from across the country in the past one year is set to be staged here. The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), now into its ninth year is presenting eight nominated plays on the Delhi stage beginning from March 4. These include "... Read More >>

Global artists, thinkers set to examine Delhi as cultural hub

New Delhi: Delhi has captured imagination of a clutch of local and international artists and thinkers, who will create artworks and engage in debates, to examine the social cultural and political role of an artist within the settings of this ever changing city. ... Read More >>

Spider art dating back to 4000 BC found in Egypt

New York: Scientists have discovered a one-of-its-kind spider rock art, dating back to 4,000 BC, in an Egyptian valley. ... Read More >>

Online gallery showcases artworks by children

New Delhi: A treasure trove of artworks made by children is being accumulated by an online gallery, which acts as a forum for those under 13 years of age to upload their sketches and drawings. ... Read More >>

Thiruvaiyaru comes to Chennai

'Music traverse borders and boundaries', said noted Carnatic vocalist Sudha Raghunathan. ... Read More >>

Book worms feel the warmth

The silence in the air is broken by the sound of the twirling fan and the flipping of pages. The old-world feel which engulfs as one enters Renga Lending Library is unmistakable. ... Read More >>

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