Artist Bharti Kher has been conferred with the prestigious 'Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters), France's highest cultural award for her contribution in contemporary art landscape.
Sallow faces, sorrow-filled eyes, grim smiles and protruding ribs are the hallmarks of Kolkata-based artist Rabin Mondal's body of work, which will be displayed in a retrospective in the capital Monday.
As many as 14,000 workers from 24 crafts of Telugu filmdom will go on strike here Thursday over low wages and employment regulations. The strike is expected to severely affect many star-studded films that are on floors.
On the face of it, Delhi-based artist Atul Bhalla's work screams of his constant engagement with the rivers and nature, but at a deeper level each of these photographs share a personal journey and cryptic messages that the audience would be able to decode at an exhibition in the capital.
Bollywood's new age actor Aditya Roy Kapur, might be seen as a drunkard in most of his films (courtesy 'Aashique 2'), but he shall stun his audience with 'Fitoor'. Abhishek Kapoor's upcoming venture is reportedly based on Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations'.
Artist and Trinamool MP Jogen Chowdhury, the first artist-in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Friday said he has been approached by Rajya Sabha's secretary general to contribute sketches for a calendar themed on parliament.
He can`t communicate fluently in English but this didn`t come in the way of his creativity and learning during a residency programme in Scotland. What this Chennai-based artist brought back the was the essence of Scottish culture and many memories - now translated into an exhibition in the national capital.