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Rich hues on rickshaw pullers

N Sahana Arooran, Wednesday, 13th November 2013
Ever heard of an artist who is passionate about rickshaw pullers and their lives? Dilip Chaudhury's fascination for the humble worker is evident in his paintings. The Kolkata-based artist brings out myriad fantasies and emotions of rickshaw-pullers through his works which are on display at the Prakrit Art Gallery in the city.

Colours mixed & matched

Chennai: It is no more a small elite group that picks up or appreciates art. The  community has widened and involves people from all walks of life. ... Read More >>

Dance, delight & difference

Chennai: NaMaargam’s latest production Antaram, will have celebrated dancers Gopika Varma, Yamini Reddy and Suhasini Maniratnam of Talent South. promising a delightful and an enriching experience with a dance drama to be performed on 28 November, evening at music academy.  ... Read More >>

Earlier stone age artifacts found in South Africa

Johannesburg: Scientists have discovered tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The research on the Kathu Townlands site, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa estimat... Read More >>

Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Spider art dating back to 4000 BC found in Egypt

New York: Scientists have discovered a one-of-its-kind spider rock art, dating back to 4,000 BC, in an Egyptian valley. ... Read More >>

Taking dance to the masses

Padmalakshmee Suresh is one dancer who always tries innovative methods to take the art of Bharatanatyam, closer to the masses. 'I do this without compromising on the basic foundation. It is like constructing a new building wherein the foundation is strong, but the structure on top is built in a sty... Read More >>

Picturising Nepal through lens

Students from Department of Visual Communication at MOP Vaishnav College are organising 'Positives 2015', an annual photography exhibition to showcase their photography skills to the public. ... Read More >>

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

Reno (US): A total of 30 Charles M Russell works fetched millions of dollars at a Western art auction in Reno, with one painting symbolising the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing USD 1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for USD 1.1 million. Other top prices... Read More >>

Making 'em smile

* To enhance the borrowing power of women members in urban cooperative Banks, 500 women members of Primary Cooperative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank were sanctioned Rs five lakh as Share Capital loan during 2011-12. an equal amount to 1000 members during 2011-12 and to another 1000 women ... Read More >>

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