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Category: Art

Music, Anthems & Anathema

Ludwig van Beethoven (December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) of Germany, one of the most admired composers in the history of Western Music, composed Für Elise (For Elise) on […]

Silence: A Meaningful Political Category

Global Studies has become a very popular subject in recent times, especially in former colonial countries of the Eastern or South-eastern Hemisphere, like India. The main purpose of studying this […]

The Poisoned Honey…

“Heart! I know Spring has passed, and its joy too/ but how could I fly with these ripped-off wings?…“ These lines were written by Afghan poet Nadia Anjuman Herawi (December […]

A Nosey Affair?

We all are aware that the noses of most of the Egyptian statues, which have been discovered, are broken. It has become a common sight. No one raises the question […]

Snippets That Talk Of Hope!

Soon after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan on August 15 (2021), the Internet was flooded with images and videos of continuous gunfire outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in […]

Liberty, Licence & Literature!

It is quite evident everywhere that no political party wholeheartedly supports the Freedom of Art and the Artists. Hence, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (December 11, 1918 – August 3, 2008) had […]

The Answer’s Floating In The River

Once, Bertolt Brecht (February 10, 1898 – August 14, 1956) had said: “Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.” In […]

Emotion Versus E-motion

Dedicated to my colleagues… It is commonly said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Going by this statement, an indefinite but emphatically large number of words are being […]

Femme Assise Près D’une Fenêtre

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973), despite being married to Olga Khokhlova (June 17, 1891 – February 11, 1955), had fallen in love with 18-year-old Marie-Thérèse […]