Indian film maestro Satyajit Ray is among the 16 global thinkers whose portraits have been displayed here at the UN art exhibition titled “The Transformative Power of Art”. They have been recognised for contributing to the common good of humanity.
Bollywood's versatile starVidya Balan, who recently inaugurated an exhibition in honour of Charlie Chaplin held in India's showbiz capital Mumbai, said that she would love to play Charlie Chaplin, and that she loved Sridevi's portrayal of Chaplin in 'Mr India'.
With a photo exhibition of historical baolis (stepwells), heritage walks to acquaint people here with the city's plural culture and complex history - the national capital celebrated the World Heritage Day with great enthusiasm.
Every time artist Ganesh Doddamani went to Hampi in Karnataka, the same site would welcome him with a new composition and magical interplay between light and shadow, giving him opportunities to interpret and paint. The result of his labour will be displayed at an exhibition which began here on Friday.
The photographs of the historical baolis (stepwells) in the national capital, along with earliest findings of the water bodies, will be put on display at an exhibition to celebrate the World Heritage Day on April 18, organisers said on Friday.
Hand-painted pattachitra-based textiles, tribal kotpad weaves, jamdani and chanderi sarees, hand-knit crochet garments, and an array of embroideries are on display at an exhibition here that began on Thursday.
A girl in class 10 writes “it feels really sad to know you all feel that women are inferior and not capable of doing anything". Another girl writes “... but this world seems to suppress girls and dominate us, which is stupid". Letters like these are part of an exhibition that aims to introduce visitors to what concerns these young girls.