Art & Culture

When a Voice Calls

When a Voice Calls

By Imtiaz Ali 0

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali was reintroduced to Rumi at a moment so perfect, it must have been fate. Just when he was desperately seeking lyrics

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French Connections

French Connections

By Anjali Abhyankar 0

Why the latest edition of Bonjour India will be an affair to remember

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Postcard from Tokyo

Postcard from Tokyo

By Pallavi Aiyar 1

A profound stillness underpins the world capital of frenzied materialism

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The Imperial ‘I’

The Imperial ‘I’

By Sharif S Elmusa 3

Is Richard Serra’s colossal sculpture in the desert anti-environmental McArt, asks Sharif S Elmusa

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A MultiCulti Wonderland

A MultiCulti Wonderland

By Shougat Dasgupta 0

By eschewing hybridity for religion, children of subcontinental immigrants to Britain choose clarity and certainty. Shougat Dasgupta prefers Hanif Kureishi’s celebration of confusion

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Gods are Human Too

Gods are Human Too

By Rupika Chawla 1

Classical art, with its formality, made the past remote. Folk art gave it back some life, writes Rupika Chawla

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The Hour of Poetry

The Hour of Poetry

By Sampurna Chattarji 0

They say it’s enjoying a revival. Why poetry never really goes away

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His Master’s Voice

His Master’s Voice

By Anando Mukerjee 0

Anando Mukerjee on his teacher, the great Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda who died in January. Renowned for the beauty of his tone, Gedda connected Mukerjee to opera history

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Utopia Lost

Utopia Lost

by Madhu Jain 2

The once-bohemian Cholamandal Artists’ Village is now a staid 50 years old

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The Poet-Scholar

The Poet-Scholar

By Trisha Gupta 0

A conversation with Guillermo Rodriguez, the author of When Mirrors are Windows: A View of A.K. Ramanujan’s Poetics (OUP, 2016) and the founding director of Casa de la India, a pioneering cultural centre in Spain

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