An Ode to the Road

A writer’s tribute to the surprising sights and comforting rhythms of Hennur Road in Bangalore.

Susan Narjala
Hands holding an embroidery hoop a needle in right hand is stitching shades of brown onto a white. Golden bangle on left wrist. Wearing a green outfit printed with flowers.

Invisibilising the Visible: The Making of the Art of Kantha in Bengal

The essay attempts to position ‘kantha’ as an art object and to trace the trajectory of textile artisans, whose voices and art have both been left outside the paradigm of art historical intervention.

Brishti Modak

Materials, Memories, Meanings: In Conversation with Shanthamani M.

Uncovering the significance of materials in Shanthamani M.’s body of work through an exclusive conversation with the artist.

Krittika Kumari
Dreamscapes: Arpita Singh

Dreamscapes: Arpita Singh

Born in pre-Independent India, in pre-partition West Bengal, Arpita Singh ranks among India’s most prominent contemporary artists. For an artist not given to complex explanations of her own art, Singh’s paintings are quite complex – both in themes and in colour palettes.

Shubhasree Purkayastha
On A Roll!

On A Roll!

Who does not like stories? From the earliest humans drawing mysterious motifs on cave walls to an online video gone viral – we are really just finding ever-innovative ways to create and share stories all the time.

Shubhasree Purkayastha
Inside/Outside: Spaces In Art

Inside/Outside: Spaces In Art

Space is one of the seven elements of visual art and is the area in which an artwork is organised. It is the area within a work of art and can also include the area immediately outside and around a work of art. Learn about the portrayal of physical space in art, a consistent subject throughout history.

Shubhasree Purkayastha
Worlds Of Wonder: The Art of Waswo X. Waswo

Worlds Of Wonder: The Art of Waswo X. Waswo

“When you first look at my pictures you know what you’re seeing. Then you realise what you first saw is not correct and you’re forced to look at them again, which leaves you with this strange feeling that you’re caught in the middle.” Learn about Waswo X. Waswo’s body of work that infused with layers and layers of meaning.

Shubhasree Purkayastha
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