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 for the NGMA in Bangalore. But I don’t need to. When I go in, there…

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Kochi Biennale

How I wish I were in Kochi now! All for art and art for all: Kochi Kerala get its first biennale After months of excitement and controversy, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale will open tomorrow in Kochi, Kerala. Named after an ancient seaport and a renamed city (previously called Cochin), India’s first biennale will begin with a…

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BN Goswamy

My profile of Professor B. N. Goswamy in Mint Lounge this week.  Here and pasted below. Culture Posted: Thu, Dec 15 2011. 8:08 PM IST Look at art intently, and with patience As someone who loves abstract and contemporary art, I am a little rattled by Prof. Goswamy’s obvious love for ancient Indian art The…

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