The Sarangi Cultural Academy is organising Sarangi Legacy 2017 on 28 April. This musical concert dedicated in the loving memory of Padma Bhushan Late Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab (Sarangi Maestro).
An exhibition of sculptures is being hosted at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art, with 22 leading contemporary sculptors and artists among the participants. The event marks the 63rd anniversary of the gallery’s founding, writes Bhumika Popli.
Brooding in serene silence like a Yogi, unruffled by the elemental fury and onslaughts of time, the banyan tree has fascinated storytellers, philosophers and spiritualists over the ages.
Akhlaq Ahmad used to work as a tea-seller in Mumbai before making his way into the contemporary Indian art scene a few years ago. He has since participated in prominent art shows in India and aboard and has painted a mural for IAF 2017, writes Bhumika Popli.
For the young graffiti artist Harsh Raman Singh Paul, street art is a way of giving power back to the individual. He believes that every individual has the power to change society, and sometimes art becomes a means to achieve that.
Reshmi Dey has established India’s first studio warehouse dedicated only to artworks composed with glass. She also aims to popularise glass art through her growing collection of intricately designed glass sculptures, writes Keith A. Gomes.
A skillful blend of painting and embroidery, Chamba Rumals are handcrafted by artisans and are a beautiful representation of the rich art traditions of Himachal Pradesh.
Two Delhi-based artists, Samira Bose & Pakhi Sen, have attempted to create photographic duplicates of painter Amrita Sher-Gil’s self-portraits. Bhumika Popli writes about this unique tribute to one of India’s best acclaimed modernists.
It’s that time of the year once again when legendary musical maestros are slated to perform at one of India’s oldest music festivals — Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2017 — that is almost as old as Independent India.
Kochi-Muziris Biennale has gained much acclaim worldwide, becoming one of India’s most cosmopolitan art festivals and playing host to thousands of artists and poets from across the globe. Bhumika Popli pays a visit to the venue and writes about the exhibits.