art and culture
Beauty on the floor
Get floored, literally, by the beauty and craftsmanship of the traditional alpana art of Bengal, which is getting a new life during public festivities like puja, and even during the recent U-17 FIFA World Cup, writes Uttara Gangopadhyay
Treasure trove of Indian paintings
One of the world’s best collections of South Asian art can be found in the San Diego Museum of Art, California with emphasis on Indian paintings spanning many genres, reports Candice Yacono
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IBNS): It is the season of devotion with Durga Puja round the corner but artist Shishir Gupta, through his paintings, has aimed to visually portray how Ma Durga will perceive the world today.
Aarushi Thakur is a new age theatre director from Jammu who brings a fresh whiff of air to the troubled land. Her repertoire includes adaptations from Shakespeare, and presented in English too, as well as plays
on her own scripts, writes Sonali Jha Chatterjee
Kolkata, Jun 28 (IBNS): A special screening of a documentary on Nobel Laureate and Bharat Ratna, Amartya Sen, filmed over a span of 15 years, by director Suman Ghosh, will be held on July 10, 2017, in Kolkata, in association with Prabha Khaitan Foundation.
Kolkata, May 11, (IBNS): In keeping with poet Rabindranath Tagore's progressive ideas of supporting local and traditional art, the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts organises a special fair at the Rabindra Bharati University's Jorasanko campus around the poet's birthday.