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What I Did Last Summer: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

November 26, 2020

The artist reflects on why he makes art — and tells us about the joy of reconnecting with drawing last summer

What I Did Last Summer: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran
Raja-Ravi-Varma.-Yashodha-and-Krishna.-Courtesy-of-DAG

Who Are the 9 Gems of Indian Art

October 21, 2020

In the late 1970s, the government of India named 9 artists as national treasures. Here, we take a closer look at the iconic navratna, or ‘9 gems’, of Indian art — who show no sign of losing their lustre

Who Are the 9 Gems of Indian Art

In the Studio with Benitha Perciyal

September 8, 2020

Taste, touch, smell, sound — we take a glimpse inside the artist’s studio, where there is more to everything than meets the eye

In the Studio with Benitha Perciyal

The Wonderful World of Rithika Merchant

August 7, 2020

The artist opens up about her many wonderful worlds — the imaginary ones she creates on paper, and those that she inhabits through travel, map-making and myth 

The Wonderful World of Rithika Merchant
The artists pose for us in their Gurugram studio, 2018 Photo credit: Suryan & Dang © India Art Fair

In the Studio with Thukral & Tagra

July 2, 2020

A peek into how the Gurugram based pair cultivate their experimental practice in the midst of a vast commercial hub — and what new projects they’ve got in store for us

In the Studio with Thukral & Tagra

The Artist Who Transformed Indian Sculpture

May 12, 2020

Speaking to us from his Baroda studio, sculptor Dhruva Mistry opens up about life as a self-employed artist and why he loves working from home

The Artist Who Transformed Indian Sculpture

Lubna Chowdhary: “I Had a Foot in Two Different Cultures”

May 5, 2020

The British artist discusses bringing together Eastern and Westerns influences in her work

Lubna Chowdhary: “I Had a Foot in Two Different Cultures”

3 Things to Know: Zarina Hashmi

April 30, 2020

As the world mourns her passing, we take a look at moments that define Zarina Hashmi’s extraordinary legacy — an artist we admire and shall sorely miss

3 Things to Know: Zarina Hashmi
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