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…

In Search for an Alternative Frame: The Recent Display of Queer Art

Queer expression in visual art practice in India appears as a continuing site of contestation…

Yayati, or a Painting in Praise of Sensuousness

Born in 1935 in the small town of Attingal in southern Kerala, Ramachandran’s early life…

An Urgent, Critical, Political Exploration – ‘Dekh Behen’

Dekh Behen returned to Rangashankara, Bengaluru for 4 sold-out shows. Doesn’t matter if you caught…

A Review of Ashokenagar Natyaanan’s ‘Dilli Chalo’

“Give me blood, and I shall give you freedom!” Violent revolution in a non-violent struggle…

Videogames as Art: Interactivity, Resistance and the Need for Curated Awareness

The first time I literally ‘walked into’ a favourite Renaissance painting of mine is going…

Bagh-e Hind: A Curatorial Stroll through Mughal and Rajput Garden Paintings

Bagh-e Hind is an exhibition of Mughal and Rajput paintings from the seventeenth and eighteenth…

Being and Nothingness in 1997: Looking at Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’, 25 years hence

In his falsetto, Yorke compresses a lot of emotions that often take their time to…

Understanding song-text: A study of khayal compositions in Hindustani music

(This research was funded by the Kolkata Centre for Creativity Arts Fellowship – Music. The…

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…