Bhumika Popli

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‘This book narrates the story of my family, my ancestors’

Princess Rajyashree Kumari, from the royal family of Bikaner, speaks to Bhumika Popli about her recent memoir, Palace of Clouds,...

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Ketaki Sheth’s studio portraits make the setting their principal subject

Renowned photographer Ketaki Sheth travelled to eight states in the country in search of old photo studios that have now...

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Every painting has a price

Two of the biggest auction houses in the world, Sotheby’s and Christie’s, have in recent years consolidated their presence in India,...

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Subramanyan’s drawings celebrate the creative spirit of womanhood

K.G. Subramanyan was one of India’s most versatile modernists. The ongoing exhibition of his drawings, at Delhi’s Triveni Kala Sangam,...

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Indian Photography Festival 2018 to be hosted in Hyderabad this month

The 2018 edition of Indian Photography Festival opens on 6 September at multiple venues across Hyderabad. Over 500 photographers, veterans...

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Delhi Contemporary Art Week: Most engaging works from across South Asia

Seven of Delhi’s top galleries, and some of India’s best contemporary artists are participating in the 2018 edition of the...

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Future of the form: A World Photography Day special

World Photography Day is celebrated on 19 August every year by professionals and amateurs alike. To mark the occasion this...

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Food Review: TGKF is celebrating 20 years in business

The Great Kebab Factory (TGKF), a restaurant famous for its kebabs completed two decades in August. Marking its 20th year...

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A photobook is more than a collection of images, it is a collectable object

Photobooks have come to be regarded as art objects, with contemporary photographers in India and overseas using this relatively new...

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Khairnar’s colour-field paintings offer us a new mode of expressing the abstract

Nashik-based artist, Pandit Bhila Khairnar is among the very few Indian exponents of the Rothko-inspired colour-field painting movement. His artworks...

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How contemporary photographers are sourcing metaphors from the Internet

Many Indian photographers are making use of the Internet and social media in a bid to reinvent the form and...

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Nilima Sheikh’s experiments with colour, space and the narrative form

After a successful opening last year at Germany’s biggest art show Documenta, Nilima Sheikh’s solo exhibition has travelled to Delhi’s...

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Postcolonial gaze: Aboriginal artists from Australia narrate their history

The ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s NGMA features 102 artworks by Aboriginal artists from Australia, who have, over the last two...

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Biryanis from different regions of the country

It was a disappointment that let Adit Madan of The Biryani Project (TBP) venture into the craft of creating gourmet Biryani....

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When architects re-imagine the urban landscape of India through works of art

Death of Architecture, the exhibition currently on view at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre, features illustrations and pictorial panels, created by...

Aladdin (Siddharth Menon) and Jasmine (Kira) on the flying magic carpet

Aladdin, the musical will transport you to the fantasy world of Agrabah

Remember Aladdin? Not the character as such, but the animated fantasy show which had most of us glued to our...

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Unconventional art is juxtaposed with traditional forms at this Mumbai show

The Face of the Sun, the ongoing exhibition at Mumbai’s Akara Art Gallery, displays conventional and unconventional art created by...

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‘I chose not to use European sources as my main material’

Author Ira Mukhoty’s latest book is a feminist rewriting of Mughal history that focuses exclusively on the half-forgotten female protagonists...

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Raza’s early paintings give us a glimpse of the other side of his creative practice

A new exhibition at Mumbai’s Piramal Museum of Art centres on S.H. Raza’s early landscape paintings, which were a far...

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An exhibition that celebrates the subtle yet impactful beauty of minimalism

Maximising the Minimal, the ongoing show at Mumbai’s Tao Art Gallery, features artworks by 18 Indian painters, both young and...

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Shoojit Sircar: Auteur theory

Filmmakers in India generally have to choose between artistic integrity and commercial success. But Shoojit Sircar, with films like Piku,...

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With tactile art, curators are helping the visually-impaired develop a sense of form

Art galleries and museums in India are not the most disabled-friendly in the world. But some prominent venues in our...

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Artists who found inspiration in urban dust heaps and human wastelands

Can the rubbish heap be seen as a subject fit for art? Two new exhibitions, currently on at separate venues...

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A luxury salon that cares for the climate

Neu Salonz, one of the prominent luxury salon chains in Delhi/NCR, has chosen to go the ecological way. In its endeavour...