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Nabarangpur, a Pattachitra: Many dichotomies of India's poores...

The train is yet to come, and the district rambles along on a road past jams. There are schools now but no masters; few jobs but many gods. The local corn has given way to eucalyptus, while on one field grows a junkyard of discarded cars. E P Indian Express, 1 week ago

Graphic novel on Jagannath cult to popularize epic

Bhubaneswar: The electronic version of Srijamyaham, a graphic novel series on celebrated art form Pattachitra, is set to be launched on Sunday. A complete series of interesting stories and legends on Lord Jagannath, the novel aims to popularize ...
 Times of India1 month ago

The complete picture

Taking pride in his profession, he starts from the basics. Patta means cloth and chitra means picture. I have been making scrolls and paintings since I was 10. Most of these paintings depict stories of Hindu deities. It is a profession we are carrying for ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Times of India

Writing on the wall: Art's here to stay

ALLAHABAD: The ancient Egyptians did it, the Minoans in Greece did it, the Romans in Pompeii did it, and now the elite in Sangam city are doing it-beautifying the walls of their homes with exquisite and brightly coloured murals. And they're ...
 Times of India1 week ago

PTI - CRAFTBAZAR - 5 day craft bazaarbegins in city

CRAFTBAZAR - 5 day craft bazaarbegins in city Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Coimbatore, Jul 30 (PTI): The five day 'Crafts Bazaar 2016' began here today, with special focus on traditional Indian paintings. A selection of different painting ...
 Namibia Press Agency3 weeks ago 5 day craft bazaarbegins in city  Times of India3 weeks ago

Mask magic in women's hands

ODISHA: Mask-making, a traditional art form that has been integral to Raghurajpur, has now emerged as a self-employment option for women of the heritage village. With the demand for papier mché masks remaining high within the State and outside, the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Stories behind the mask

Artisans of India and Mexico have been infusing life into masks for centuries. A peek into this unique art which is not bound by commercial trappings Ever took a fancy of masks while strolling on the streets of Janpath or seen imported ones which ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Tribal art, nawabs, rustic coins, pop art are how Ritu Beri plans to give a makeover to Indian railways uniform

Secunderabad-Mumbai Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Terminus AC Duronto Inagural Spacial Express. Wikimedia Commons/ Pratik12951 The biggest employer in India — the Indian Railways — has signed up fashion designer Ritu Beri to create new uniforms for ...
 International Business Times India4 weeks ago

Makeover of storytelling

A brand new initiative recently staged at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi was Wari, a collection of stories from the pages of life. It was produced by the Octave Foundation, which aims to connect the Northeast with the rest of India through the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Raahgiri sparks debate on origin of popular sweet

Bhubaneswar: The 27th edition of the Raahgiri Day on Sunday was dominated by the celebration of Rasgulla Divas, sparking fresh debate on the origin of the popular sweetmeat. Alongside Odisha, the neighbouring West Bengal state also stakes claim as ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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