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Visual Arts

Taking Art Beyond Entertainment: Photos Of Rohit Jain

Dec 25, 2019 Sathya Saran

Though he has in the past used his art to create other awareness stories, it is with ‘Aftermath’ that Rohit Jain, who is a grantee of the Pulitzer Centre’s grant for Crisis Reporting, has shown that Photography can reach beyond entertainment to espouse a cause and awaken the public to social consciousness.

Group Show in Delhi Has Artists Tastefully Drawing Western Aesthetics

Jun 13, 2018 Malavika Kodiyath

A week-long exhibition of 24 painters and sculptors at AIFACS is a get-together of hands and minds that are proud of their country’s visual heritage, yet only happy to borrow from Europe if it suits

When B&W Art Images Curiously Deck Up The Colourful Ambience

Two of India’s top visual artistes have come together to gift viewers with a rare synergy of paintings and photographs along the same walls. A look at an ongoing Delhi exhibition of select works by Aruna Vasudev and Achal Kumar:

Paint And Scoot: Switzerland Shows Why Graffiti Artists Thrive In Transgression

Jan 04, 2018 Neha Mehrotra

Popular artists operating in Basel include Dare, Smash-137, Bustart and Dream - all pen names for individuals’ wishing to keep their real identities a secret.

12 October, 2017

After BAFTA, Oscars Board For Strict Action Against Weinstein, Call Accusations 'Repugnant, Unethical'

Outlook Web Bureau

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts also suspended Weinstein's membership, saying the organisation "considers the reported alleged behaviour completely unacceptable and incompatible with BAFTA's values."

04 October, 2017

Curtain Raiser: Our Pick Of Films To Watch At Mumbai's MAMI Film Festival 2017

Suchin Mehrotra

Outlook India will be providing daily coverage and reviews from the festival this year.

18 September, 2017

Village Rockstars By Rima Das Is A Document Of Small Desire

Anirudh Bhattacharyya

From Assam to Toronto International Film Festival, a film scripted, directed, shot, edited and produced by just one person, Village Rockstars is hardly a tale of victimehood instead a story of aspiration...

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz