Art

Tribute to novelist Orhan Kemal by Turkish artist in Delhi
Tribute to novelist Orhan Kemal by Turkish artist in Delhi

Turkish artist Serdar Leblebici has taken inspiration from fellow novelist Orhan Kemal to create art that aims to express in multi dimensions, the life struggles of Cukurova- a region in the south-central Turkey - during the 1930s.

New York Comic Con officially bigger than San Diego
New York Comic Con officially bigger than San Diego

New York Comic Con has become the largest comics convention in North America. The event attracted numbers in excess of San Diego's Comic-Con International, which has traditionally been the biggest event of its kind, reportedly.

History lovers in for a treat at capital theatre festival
History lovers in for a treat at capital theatre festival

The two-day theatre festival "Bhilwara Natya Puraskar", which begins Saturday, aims to promote Indian theatre in the capital by staging two historical plays.

Artist’s tribute to a great art collector DK Jain
Artist’s tribute to a great art collector DK Jain

The Harvest is once again back which shows the trends in Indian contemporary art and has pieces from the best of Indian artists  Paresh Maity,Sanjay Bhattacharya,S.H Raza,Ram kumar to name a few. This time the annual art show is dedicated to a great personality DK Jain.

Leela Samson resigns as Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson

Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson Leela Samson has tendered her resignation from the post.

Deadly viruses recurs in cured HIV-positive baby

A HIV born baby, who had appeared to have been cured of the virus following an antiretroviral treatment (ART), has been detected of HIV infection again.

Angry mob tries to set alight Bihar minister at Navratra celebrations

In a shocking incident, a Bihar cabinet minister on Monday escaped a bid by a mob to set him ablaze at a temple in Rohtas district.

Marketing Engineering

While many view traditional marketing as an art and some view it as science, the new school of thought is looks at it as engineering. 

Gen-next artists of India on the rise

Art experts are optimistic about the rise of India's young contemporary artists, finds Farah Siddiqui.

S.H.Raza painting gets Rs.8.17 crore at Saffronart Delhi auction
S.H.Raza painting gets Rs.8.17 crore at Saffronart Delhi auction

Indian modern artist S.H.Raza's 1973 acrylic painting "La Terre" fetched Rs.8.17 crore ($1.36 million) at Saffronart's first live auction in the capital, organisers said Saturday.

Punjab to create dedicated fund for art, culture
Punjab to create dedicated fund for art, culture

 The Punjab government will set up a dedicated fund for the welfare of litterateurs, dramatists, folk singers, artistes and other personalities from the fields of language, art and culture, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced here Friday.

Tom Alter brings Sahir back to life in bravura performance
Tom Alter brings Sahir back to life in bravura performance

 A rebel son, a romantic student, a fire-eating poet, and finally a principled lyricist in Bollywood - he was all this and more and the various facets of Sahir Ludhianvi's remarkable personality were brought to life by veteran actor Tom Alter at a play here Saturday.

Raja Ravi Varma`s 19th century oleographs in Kolkata

As many as 16 oleographs on paper by legendary Indian artist Raja Ravi Varma are on display at an exhibition here.

Kendall, Kylie are great girls: Brody Jenner

Reality TV stars Kendall and Kylie are sensible and too strong to succumb to any negative influence, according to their older half-brother Brody Jenner.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin portrait

Painter Venkatesh Kandunoori is on a mission - to collect signatures of important people on a large sized celebratory sketch of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Bengal`s clay artists seek funds for medical needs

Plagued with eyesight problems, potters of Kumartuli, the world famous residence-cum-studios of clay modelling artisans of West Bengal, are planning to increase the seasonal fees for photographers to add to their medical camp fund.

Take a stylish dip: Where are the choicest pools on earth?

Want to cool down, unwind, and take a stylish dip. Think Paris, where graffiti, art deco and sun loungers go hand in hand at one of the city`s 1930s fashionable haunts. Le Molitor is on of them.

Kolkata to celebrate British trader`s 1690 landing

An exhibition of photographs showcasing north Kolkata`s British-era buildings, home to erstwhile zamindars or landowners, will be on display Aug 24 to mark British trader Job Charnock`s landing in 1690.

Serbian`s art to dot Bengal suburb

Inspired by India`s tropical forests and gardens, a Serbian artist visiting West Bengal is working on art installations that will deck up a suburban area, about 25 km from here.

DiCaprio challenged to buy Nelson Mandela`s photo

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been challanged by a leading US memorabilia dealer to bid for a photograph of himself with Nelson Mandela.