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‘C’ is for Colour

‘C’ is for Colour

Colours deeply affect our minds and bodies, with some colours single-handedly capable of uplifting our spirits, whilst others calming wrecked nerves and some others, simply to stimulate our creative pulses. On the eve of the festival of colours, Holi, Monica Arora explores the science and myths behind colours...
Sports and Art

Sports and Art

Sport and art communities create passionate fans, and together they create a more intimate experience by harbouring creativity and bringing to life the true essence of the human spirit.
Olivia Fraser’s ‘The Sacred Garden’: a sneak preview

Olivia Fraser’s ‘The Sacred Garden’: a sneak preview

There are artworks that are so compelling, calming and meditative that they almost set a disturbed mind to relax, reflect and revel in the inner being of the spirit. Olivia Dalrymple Fraser's 'Sacred Garden' completely calms the soul.
Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’: A Review

Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’: A Review

Monica Arora points out how artists, particularly in the Indian sub-continent, a region in the spotlight at the recently concluded edition of the India Art Fair 2016, are deploying their art as a medium to bring to fore issues and concerns afflicting contemporary society. Martand Khosla’s ‘MesoDomain’ is a vital link in the chain.
Review of the Shilpa Gupta Solo Show

Review of the Shilpa Gupta Solo Show

Shilpa Gupta's thought-provoking show at the Vadehra Art Gallery explores the sock-economic and political implications of the marginalised people living in Indo-Bangladesh enclaves.
The Business of Love and Intimacy

The Business of Love and Intimacy

Artists over the centuries have been inspired by the emotion of love and sensuality that is an integral part of human evolution. Monica Arora offers some interesting parables in the occurrence of Valentine's Day and Basant Panchmi occurring within days of each other and the whole business of love and intimacy.
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