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Emotional ecstasy: painter V. Ramesh

Emotional ecstasy and those mystic muses Painter V. Ramesh on painting four female poets and their experience of mysticism E-mailPrint Shoba Narayan Mail Me V. Ramesh at the NGMA in Bangalore. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint The painter, V. Ramesh, is sitting … Continue reading

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Museum makeover 101

This piece began with a simple question: why did we as a family visit museums so often while living in NYC and why don’t we go to museums so often in India? Jazz Fridays was a favorite ritual for us … Continue reading

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Museums

I’ve been visiting a lot of museums lately. And getting irritated by them. We charge so little as entrance fee. I would happily pay 300 Rupees for the Raja Ravi Varma museum in Trivandrum housed in an old mansion; or … Continue reading

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Arts funding

Like most journalists, I get lots of requests for meetings from people who have ideas to parlay, products to push, locations to publicize, and so on. Like most journalists, I am also prickly about such meetings because I don’t want … Continue reading

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Bengaluru Heritage Buildings

This ran in The Club, the Platinum Club and Lounge magazine for Cathay Pacific.  Beautiful photos by my friend, Namas Bhojani. Success Storeys

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