Mumbai: In a surprise move, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was secretly shifted from a Mumbai prison to a Pune jail early Wednesday, official sources said. The actor was taken from the high-security Arthur Road Central Jail in south Mumbai in a van around midnight and delivered to the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune early Wednesday. [...]
Category: Art & Design
With the Bangladeshi sweat shop labour rings being exposed, renowned British graffiti artist Banksy’s controversial maker of a boy making Union Jack bunting on a sewing machine, an apparent comment on sweat-shop labour is being put up for auction in London again. We take a look at some of the artist’s other controversial work as well.
Via Presence by French artist B2Fays is a beautiful juxtaposition of multimedia installation and paintings which can be experienced and looked upon for hours together. Brought together by Kalakriti Art Gallery and Alliance Francaise, the artwork can now be seen at the Kalakriti Art Gallery. On the periphery of the room were myriad hand paintings. There [...]
Before buying handicrafts, it’s important we understand those who make them. Postnoon gives you a glimpse into an artisan’s world. How much would you fork out for fashion that’s painstakingly handcrafted and made exclusively by an expert designer with unmatched skills? For something that you’ll own a unique piece of? Most of us wouldn’t be able [...]
Unfolding moments in the lives of humans or otherwise is just one of the subjects that lensman Anil Purohit seeks to portray. Here we take a glance at some such instances. Anil Purohit picked up photography so he could capture on film, moments that’d he’d been storing in his mind’s eye for years. In his [...]
The ninth edition of the Krishnakriti art and culture festival is about to begin. This annual festival of art and culture is held in the memory of Krishnachandra B Lahoti. The art festival begins with a talk on Deccani paintings by eminent art historian Jagdish Mittal.On January 8 there will be a talk and presentation by [...]
It’s a one man show by cine actor Jayaprakash Reddy, who is also the director of the play. The story revolves around a retired military major who has characteristics of Alexander the Great, known for his determination and stubbornness. Alexander, the character, gives suggestions and solutions for present day burning problems pertaining to common man through his one-man-show. The play [...]