Off the beaten path: Sultangarhi Tomb

The cityscape of Delhi is dotted with numerous tombs which add a lingering old worldly charm but also sublime beauty to the funerary architecture and landscape of the city. Just near Vasant Kunj, in the desolate area described as the Sultangarhi Archaeological Park lies the Sultangarhi Tomb. Noted as the first mausoleum building in the … Continue reading Off the beaten path: Sultangarhi Tomb

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Exhibition Review: Reflections: Man and Nature in the paintings of Bireswar Sen

Reflections: Man and Nature in the paintings of Bireswar Sen brings together largely unseen works of the artist, his sketchbooks, photographs etc. from the NGMA collection. A prominent landscapist, he was trained at the Indian Society of Oriental Art under the likes of Abanindranath and Nandalal, and was quite inspired by the works of Nicholas … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Reflections: Man and Nature in the paintings of Bireswar Sen

Exhibition Review: Sankalp se Siddhi – Quest for Freedom

On the celebratory occasion of India’s seventieth year of Independence, the National Gallery of Modern Art hosted an exhibition. ‘Sankalp se siddhi – Quest for Freedom’ which seeks to give a glimpse of the national movement and to inspire the political consciousness of the people today. The nationalist spirit is invoked as a copy of … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Sankalp se Siddhi – Quest for Freedom

Exhibition Review: Stretched Terrains

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art organised an exhibition Stretched Terrains which included a set of seven independent but intertwined exhibitions which were carefully curated by Roobina Karode. The exhibition covers a range of artistic pursuits by some of the makers of the modern Indian idiom post-independence. Architecture, painting, film, photographs and other accompanying elements … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Stretched Terrains