Senior Yakahagana artiste, critic and scholar Dr M Prabhakar Joshi lamented that unnecessary experiments in Yakshagana are affecting the traditional folk art form. He was speaking after receiving Yakshamangala Award 2016 with three others at Mangala ... Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Ranjita Ganesan and Nikita Puri chronicle the journey of Abhishek Poddar, one of India's leading art patrons. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The model who has become fairy godmother to Indian artists How Nita Ambani became a patron of the arts His basic black shirt and dark blue jeans were designed to escape attention. Still, in the ritzy ballroom of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, many eyes followed Abhishek Poddar as he took a seat somewhere in the small crowd and routinely ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Since the note ban was announced, auction houses, galleries and art fairs are witnessing lukewarm sales -- even with masters like Souza, Raza and Padamsee. Ritika Kochhar reports. IMAGE: At this year's India Art Fair in New Delhi. Art observers felt a muted reaction here, just as they did at the three art auctions held since November 2016, when the government demonetised high-value notes in a bid to flush out black money. Photograph: Courtesy India Art Fair/Facebook.com. The India Art Fair, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Since the turn of the 20th century, Vietnam has seen tremendous urban changes. Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City – a colonial, then communist, centre evolving into a dynamic modern metropolis . But relics of its past remain. While working in Saigon between ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
In what may re-kindle history lovers' interest in studying Tulu Nadu, a vast library complex with 4,000 research materials has been newly added to Rani Abbakka Tulu AdhyayanaKendra and Tulu Baduku Vasthu Sangrahalaya at Bantwal. Prof Thukaram Poojary, who ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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