Jul 11, 2014 05:16 PM
P. Manickavachagam’s prolific talent straddles many genres and techniques with ease Even a stick figure can show emotion. As long as the artwork communicates to the viewer, any technique will do,” says P. Manickavachagam, Associate Professor
Jul 10, 2014 08:07 PM
Okhai’s stall at the Orissa Crafts Utsav has lots of interesting pieces, hand-embroidered by artisans of the Okhamandal region of Gujarat Why I like going to handicraft and handloom fairs, despite the mind-numbing familiarity of the items on displ
Jul 10, 2014 07:31 PM
Tirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Trust is conducting Tarangam competition on August 9, 2-5.30 p.m. at Sringeri Pravachana Mandiram, Raja Annamalaipuram. The Trust is celebrating the 22nd Taranga Akhanda Krishna Jayanthi Festival on August 17 from 9 a.
Jul 10, 2014 04:51 PM
Showcase ‘Hands of India’ combines contemporary chic with tradition. They hold hands with weavers and textile craft artisans in different regions of the country to bring creative synergy in the saris, dupattas, fabrics and made-ups created by
Jul 10, 2014 04:12 PM
(A monthly column that highlights many fascinating facts about the heritage structures around the world, this one talks about gifts of lamps to the temples.) Several inscriptions in temples mention the gift of lamps. From a philosophical sense, they sig
Jul 9, 2014 07:42 PM
“Simmer Show” showcases the paintings of eight artists on diverse themes This summer has been a visual delight for art lovers in the Capital. “Simmer Show” at Gallery Pioneer, Lado Sarai is one such treat. On till July 11, the exh
Jul 3, 2014 08:10 PM
Leaf, wood, seashells and palm leaf bring an earthy resonance to the Tribal Craft Exhibition currently on in the city. Celebrating the essentially ‘natural’ roots of handicrafts, the exhibition has on display creative expressions ranging from s
Jul 3, 2014 08:07 PM
The stone icons and Patachitra paintings show the ‘Best of Odisha.’ Among the temple based crafts of Odisha are its stone iconography and carving traditions, as well as the Patachitra paintings that bring the ‘leela’ of gods and g
Jul 3, 2014 07:37 PM
In memory of the late Yagnaraman of the Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, whose unstinted support to the cause of the performing arts cannot go unrecognised, his son, Y. Prabhu has instituted the SKGS Yagnaraman Award of Excellence. This year, the SGKS Ya
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