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At New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ramayana comes alive in a stunning exhibition
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At New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ramayana comes alive in a stunning exhibition

A new exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases exquisite, centuries-old paintings depicting scenes from Ramayana

The Madras Art Movement is back in focus with a much-needed retrospective; but why was it sidelined for so long?
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The Madras Art Movement is back in focus with a much-needed retrospective; but why was it sidelined for so long?

The Madras Art Movement heralded a new paradigm in modern Indian art. Why has the story of Indian art history then not featured it quite as prominently as other art movements?

The Weight of a Petal: In its latest edition, Marg magazine chronicles India’s botanical art
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The Weight of a Petal: In its latest edition, Marg magazine chronicles India’s botanical art

Once photography came in in the late 1800s, botanical artforms became less important. But their importance historically, archivally, is to remind us that these were scientific projects of documentation; that at the heyday of the imperial project, it was this art that pushed science forward as new species were being identified from the colonies, says Sita Reddy, who edited this issue of Marg magazine.

Sarnath Banerjee on subverting 'truth-manufacturing industries' with fiction, and the therapeutic power of imagination
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Sarnath Banerjee on subverting 'truth-manufacturing industries' with fiction, and the therapeutic power of imagination

In an interview with Firstpost, Sarnath Banerjee speaks of today's post-truth world, his love for history, and how bedtime stories with his son sparked the idea for his next book.

Ganesh Haloi's new exhibition, Form and Play, offers a pathway into the self-contained world of his art
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Ganesh Haloi's new exhibition, Form and Play, offers a pathway into the self-contained world of his art

The overall effect of the exhibition of Ganesh Haloi's works is to make us view the world afresh through the eyes of an artist who refuses to age.

Form and Play: A new exhibition highlights how Ganesh Haloi's paintings oscillate between the seen and the sensed
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Form and Play: A new exhibition highlights how Ganesh Haloi's paintings oscillate between the seen and the sensed

An upcoming solo exhibition at the Akar Prakar gallery in Kolkata — titled Form and Play — brings together Ganesh Haloi’s recent works on paper

A Conjurer’s Archive: Jangarh Singh Shyam's art gets its due in thought-provoking exhibition
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A Conjurer’s Archive: Jangarh Singh Shyam's art gets its due in thought-provoking exhibition

In 2001, the Gond artist Jangarh Singh Shyam committed suicide, possibly as a result of being lonely and overworked while completing a residency at a gallery in Japan. A new exhibition looks back at his life and art.

A larger canvas: A group show called Nouveau 8/12 sees artists take on large format paintings
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A larger canvas: A group show called Nouveau 8/12 sees artists take on large format paintings

The recently concluded Nouveau 8/12 exhibition in Hyderabad saw a group of artists present large-format canvasses | #FWeekend

Sudhir Patwardhan's Spectres: The artist comes to terms with the perils within
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Sudhir Patwardhan's Spectres: The artist comes to terms with the perils within

Sudhir Patwardhan turns the gaze inwards for his latest series of artworks | #FWeekend

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016: 108-day celebration of contemporary art marks fest's third edition
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016: 108-day celebration of contemporary art marks fest's third edition

Billed as the most anticipated celebration of contemporary art in South Asia, the 108-day-long, third edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) commenced, at multiple venues in Kochi, from Monday, 12 December 2016