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Category: Art

She Inspired His ‘Art’

The Global Community shall mark the 50th death anniversary of Pablo Ruiz Picasso (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973), in April 2023. An exhibition recently opened at the Picasso […]

An ‘Offensive’ Work Of Art

Two soldiers are hugging one another… while one of them is Ukrainian, the other one is from Russia. An artist envisioned such a scene, to convey the message of friendship […]

End Of The Iconoclast

“A story should have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order.” – Jean-Luc Godard In his film Breathless (1960), the lead female character, Patricia, […]

Returning Of The Colonial Loot

Britain recently returned a number of old artefacts, reportedly taken away by the Britishers during the colonial era, to India. On August 19, seven such artefacts, kept in a Scottish […]

What A Depiction

“Racism is taught in our society… it is not automatic. It is learned behaviour toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.” – Alexander (Alex) Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – […]

Sex… For Women

by Swarna Jana Although it is a voice of dissent; involving issues related to women, let’s start with Indian film actor Ranveer Singh, let’s not delve into the nitty gritty […]

Not Just Films

Noted Iranian film director, screenwriter and film editor Jafar Panâhi (b. July 11, 1960), commonly associated with the Iranian New Wave Film Movement, once reportedly said that he “can’t do […]

A Century Old Masterpiece

Once, a person had reportedly asked the author: “Where were you during the First World War?” The author replied: “I was busy with my Ulysses, and you?” It is one […]