Post Masonry – Style 2

Conversation on ‘Acrobat: Poems by Nabaneeta Dev Sen’

Translated by Nandana Dev Sen Asia Society India Centre hosted an online conversation on the…

The Museum in Perspective (Part II)

Capitalism and the Museum One of the most fascinating aspects of the history of the…

Morandi’s ‘natures mortes’

The Pilgrim’s Bowl, by Swiss poet Philippe Jaccottet, is a meditation on the work of…

Constructing an Indian Aesthetic Theory of Cinema

I’ve always asked myself this question: why is it that despite the richness of some…

Depiction of rain in the Rajput Miniature tradition

Rain is an important aspect of the cultural life of the Indian subcontinent, and it…

Art and Activism

This article is based on an online talk on the topic of Protests against Discriminatory…

Agony Embodied

A review of the Somnath Hore Exhibition curated by KS Radhakrishnan at Arthshila, Santiniketan I…

The Indian Eye

Sayed Haider Raza was one of the greatest painters of modern India. Yashodhara Dalmia’s book,…

Aftermath of a Pandemic: Arts, Artists and Survival

The pandemic has shown us how broken our systems are, and how much injustice still…

Zdzisław Beksiński’s Real Dystopia

An unreal reality. Or perhaps too real. Zdzislaw Beksinski was born on 29th February 1929…

The Museum in Perspective (Part I)

“Museums never exist just on their own, but stand in reciprocal relationship to surrounding society…

About Delay and the Name: Some Thoughts on Abstraction in Poetry

Night. . . silently  in the moonlight, a worm  digs into a chestnut.  Traditional Indian…