Arts, News
February 26, 2024
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Italian Painter Francesca Grimaldi’s Abstractions Harmonise Hues with Music

NEW DELHI:As a child, she grew up listening to music and watched her father paint — he was also a pianist-violinist. Today, Francesca Amalia Grimaldi’s exhibition of paintings is on in the Indian capital, synthesising her sensibilities around colours and melodies. Francesca’s debut show in the country features 32 of her latest works, graced largely […]

Arts, News
February 24, 2024
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Goa, Ladakh Appear in Abstract at Italian Francesca’s Latest Paintings in Delhi

NEW DELHI:The soothing breeze at twilight hours along the tropical Goa beaches tugged at the sensibility of Francesca Amalia Grimaldi like a thin layer of fine silk, triggering spontaneous creativity in the Italian painter. That inspired her to wield her brush on the canvas with distinctive imagery, even as the images carried flashbacks to her […]

February 22, 2024
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From Diatoms to Fishing Boats — Artists Convey Key Messages on Earth’s ‘Critical Zones’

NEW DELHI:A fishing boat lying forlorn against a deep blue backdrop, the flitting shapes of single-celled sea algae called diatoms, large boxes denoting mobile greenhouses to transport crops across two continents – the works of three noted artists highlight the deep interconnectedness between people and life forms and the sheer imperative to understand and preserve […]

February 20, 2024
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Delhi to Host Italian Abstractionist Francesca Amalia Grimaldi’s Latest Paintings

NEW DELHI:Renowned Italian painter Francesca Amalia Grimaldi is displaying her latest set of works in the Indian capital from this Friday, sharing her take on the identities and ruminations as a woman artist in a contemporary urban world. The four-day Metamorphosis at LTC, Bikaner House features Francesca’s reflections on India, following her year-long stay in […]

Arts, Trivandrum
February 12, 2024
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Renowned Artistes to Perform at Nishagandhi Dance Festival Opening Thursday

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Kerala Tourism’s week-long Nishagandhi Dance Festival will open at the sprawling Kanakakunnu Palace grounds here on Thursday. The tourism department has lined up some of India’s best classical dancers and upcoming stars to mesmerise the audience at the annual event. The festival showcases recent trends in Indian classical dance forms and sets a stage for […]

February 08, 2024
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‘Critical Zones’ – A Unique Art Exhibition in Delhi Brings Earth Closer

NEW DELHI:An entrancing journey through a thick mangrove forest in India, a close look at pink aerial roots of a maize variety found in Mexico that oozes a mucous-like gel to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere, a dive into the deep sea to capture the fascinating shapes of single-celled diatoms that are so crucial to […]

January 31, 2024
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Exhibition on Earth as a Network of ‘Critical Zones’ at Max Muller Bhavan

NEW DELHI:Using art to simulate the diversity of relations between life forms, an international travelling exhibition will be held in the national capital, bringing to centre stage the existential threat to our collective situation and the urgent need to develop new options for representation and action. The pioneering exhibition, ‘Critical Zones. In Search of a […]

Arts, Entertainment
December 28, 2023
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Margazhi Fest: Ananda Shankar Jayant and Troupe to dance at Chennai

CHENNAI:Renowned classical dancer Dr Ananda Shankar Jayant is set to add to the festive spirit of Chennai’s famed Margazhi cultural celebrations, bringing to the city her latest production besides an earlier signature work that has also travelled round the world. The 80-minute ‘Tales from the Bull and the Tiger’ will be presented at two venues […]

December 27, 2023
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Contextual Cosmologies’ Nearing it’s Conclusion

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The contemporary art exhibition ‘Contextual Cosmologies’ under the theme ‘How we become who we are’ held at Fine Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram as part of ‘Keraleeyam’ will conclude on 31st of this month. Seminar, debate and lecture presentation will be held in connection with it where many acclaimed personalities will participate. Director Adoor Gopalakrishnan, former culture […]

December 18, 2023
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Emerging Sculptors Prominent at Delhi Show on Keshav Malik @ 100

NEW DELHI:With its closed wings and head down, Phaneendra Nath Chaturvedi’s butterfly bears a posture in static motion, as if readying to fly and take India’s sculpting scenario further upward. The multicolour work in stainless steel carries the vibrancy and sturdiness of contemporary art in the subcontinent — as does the entire set of 24 […]