Articles by Harsh Pareek
Jan 11, 2019
Indian Life and People in the 19th Century: JP Losty revisits Company paintings in fascinating new bookSome two hundred years after they were executed, many of these paintings have found their way to collectors Shilpa and Praful Saha, founders of the TAPI Collection, and are now the subject of curator and art historian JP Losty’s catalogue of the same, Indian Life and People in the 19th Century: Company Paintings in the TAPI Collection, published by Roli Books.
Sep 17, 2018
A God in Exile: Photographer Raghu Rai's new book is an intimate portrait of the 14th Dalai LamaIn the pages of Raghu Rai’s new photo book is an extraordinary life delicately encapsulated. A life of spirituality and divinity, of turmoil and struggle, of peace and strength — the life of the 14th Dalai Lama.
Sep 09, 2018
Selvaprakash Lakshmanan's photos chronicle a rejuvenation camp for temple elephantsSelvaprakash Lakshmanan's project is a vivid look into the annual 48-day camp and the journey the elephants undertake to get there.
Sep 04, 2018
Kamikaze review: Eminem's new album is an uneven but stark reminder that the rapper's still got itWhen it hits the mark, Kamikaze is one of Eminem's better, arguably the best, work in recent years.
Aug 29, 2018
By the waterfront: The many faces of Varanasi's ageless ghatsThe windswept ghats of Varanasi are a sharp contrast to the bustling, sweltering streets, literally a few steps away
Aug 26, 2018
Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the pastVaranasi is a strange city; one foot in the past, one in the present. The word ‘future’ feels out of place here, things just have been and continue to be
Mar 28, 2018
Roxanne, Roxanne movie review: More a gritty coming-of-age tale than old-school hip-hop storyThe story arc of Roxanne Shanté's life does indeed feel tailor-made for a conventional biopic
Mar 20, 2018
Regine Petersen's meteorite photo project uncovers narratives about human memory, culture — and wonderDecades after a meteorite crashed through the roof of Ann Hodges' home in Alabama, injuring her, photographer Regine Petersen — fascinated by the story — decided to investigate it, and other similar cases, further
Mar 14, 2018
JaipurPhoto 2018: Christophe Prebois on discovering the inventive work of Ram Chand, a '60s photographerThis edition of JaipurPhoto featured a series of unusual photographs taken by an Ajmer-based photographer in the 60s, discovered by Christophe Prebois | #FirstCulture
Mar 10, 2018
Giraffe Behind the Door is photographer Asmita Parelkar's compelling look at animals in captivityAsmita Parelkar's Giraffe Behind the Door, which was on display at the 2018 edition of JaipurPhoto, questions the contemporary relationship between humans and animals | #FirstCulture