Art and Culture]
Bloomberg | , Switzerland
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 04:26 PM IST
The pandemic and government-imposed lockdowns have shifted consumer buying patterns across much of the globe. Sales of online retailers have thrived as shoppers avoided public spaces and skyrocketing demand for items like bicycles have caused global shortages.
ANI | , Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:04 PM IST
One such drummer, Tufail Ahmad said, "Sehar Khani was performed by our fathers and grandfathers and we continue to do this. There are several Sahar Khans in various districts."
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:31 PM IST
Debuting in Miami at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum on November 30, 2021, 'Retrospectrum' exhibition will span six decades of Bob Dylan's art, featuring more than 120 of the artist's paintings, drawings, and sculptures.
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:19 PM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan condoles demise of popular Malayalam screenwriter and director Dennis Joseph who passed away at a private hospital in Kottayam following a heart attack on Monday evening.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 09:27 AM IST
Artist Maya Lin has installed 49 dead Atlantic White Cedar trees in a Manhattan park and is calling it the Ghost Forest. Her installation warns people about the dangers of climate change and the threat of rising sea water.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 09:28 PM IST
A new study uncovers the evolution and diversification of legumes that include beans, soybeans, peanuts, and many other economically important crop plants
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 04:48 PM IST
- Shahid Kapoor tries dispelling the surrounding Covid-19 gloom by sharing a ‘picture of happiness’ by well-known Turkish painter Abidin Dino and we are taking a leaf out of his message of positivity this Monday
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 06:23 PM IST
- Lloyd Price dies of complications from diabetes in New York at 88. Price fashioned a deep, exuberant sound around the brass and swing of New Orleans jazz and blues that placed high on R&B charts and eventually crossed over to white audiences.
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Leonardo da Vinci's 'Head of Bear' is a silverpoint drawing on a pink-beige paper which is 'one of less than eight surviving drawings by Leonardo still in private hands outside of the British Royal Collection and the Devonshire Collections at Chatsworth' as per Christie's
By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 02:10 PM IST
Artists, writers, musicians — people from all walks of life are coming forward to do their bit, in their own ways, and raise funds for Covid relief work.
Reuters | , Geneva
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 09:48 AM IST
Alrosa Spectacle or the largest diamond ever cut in Russia will soon be auctioned in Geneva. The 101 carat diamond can fetch between 12 and 18 million Swiss francs.
ANI | , Washington Dc
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 11:57 PM IST
Kim Kardashian has denied any connection to an ancient Roman statue that the US government is seeking to return to Italy -- a purchase that was made by her estranged husband Kanye West.
AP | , Los Angeles
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 11:31 PM IST
- It is illustrated by award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson and Meghan will narrate the audiobook edition. The book features a diverse group of fathers and sons and moments they share, according to a statement announcing the release.
Reuters | , Greece
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 10:46 PM IST
The government started easing restrictions late last month after a small reduction in COVID-19 cases. It allowed bars and restaurants to reopen earlier this week while organised beaches will open on Saturday for the first time this year.
By Sammohinee Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:56 PM IST
Its lowing sound is calming. You breathe from the diaphragm when playing it, which is calming too. In the ancient Australian instrument, I find my tranquil self, says Amar Kulkarni.
By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:50 PM IST
Landers, rovers, probes, fly-bys and quite a bit of cool tech. Test your Earth-to-Mars knowledge here.
By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:49 PM IST
We’ve recently harnessed oxygen from its atmosphere and managed a flight on it. But the red planet holds sway over our imaginations in wild and wonderful ways too. Check out how Earthlings’ ideas of Mars have changed over time.
By Vanessa Viegas
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:50 PM IST
In a world of fleeting experiences, often marred by the taking of photographs that are rarely looked at again, a scrapbook acts like a cross between a photo album and a diary.
By Natasha Rego
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:44 PM IST
The 42-year-old conservationist has spent decades tracking encounters, helping people claim compensation, and educating residents living on the edges of forest reserves.
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:16 PM IST
It’s defined as a sense of emotional exhaustion triggered by a widespread period of distress. It’s not callousness. And it’s not just you.
By By Dilip D’Souza
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:07 PM IST
He’s playing games, breaking hearts, leaving a trail of clues. Maybe you can guess what train Mahesh is on, but he’ll never guess who’s waiting.
By Rudraneil Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Words matter. Actions, even more so. To have neither of the two, no acknowledgement, just play, is a hurt that will stay.
By Natasha Rego
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 07:48 PM IST
What did it take to create the luminous quality of the night scenes in this Malayalam thriller? The right space, candles and a lot of Chinese lanterns, John says.
By Riddhi Doshi
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 06:51 PM IST
A collaborative project called The Journal is showcasing work by over 400 women from around the world. Their snapshots of the pandemic era are moving, questioning, explorative.
Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Britain's Royal Mail said on Thursday it will issue a set of 12 stamps depicting Paul McCartney and his work, saying it was paying tribute to "one of the most iconic and enduring music artists of all time".
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 01:27 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:55 AM IST
A 25-foot tall bronze sculpture, created by Harlem-based artist Sanford Biggers, now welcomes visitors at the Rockefeller Center in the New York City. The sculpture is a part of his exhibition and will be on view until June 29.
Reuters | , Peterborough, England
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 05:18 PM IST
NFTs are increasingly popular in the art world because they make a file unique by allowing it to be permanently authenticated, regardless of copies.
By Imana Bhattacharya, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 04:27 PM IST
Youngsters are using their artistic talents to extend a helping hand, amid the grim scenario presented by the second wave of Covid-19.