Monthly Archives: September 2016

DISCOVER THE MULTIMEDIA P.O.R.O.S MUSEUM AND TRAVEL …

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Have patience! ICICI Pru Life cannot be multibagger, but still a strong buy

NEW DELHI: Much to everybody’s surprise, shares of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance got listed on the bourses at a discount on Thursday, but industry experts have urged retail investors not to jump the jump and stay invested as the long-term … Continue reading

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Datebook: Art inspired by Octavia Butler, photos that get gender-ambiguous, revisiting a Bay Area group

Betye Saar, “Black White,” at Roberts Tilton. The grand dame of L.A. assemblage art (who is about to open a one-woman show at the Prada Foundation in Milan) is showing four decades’ worth of sculptures and wall pieces in the … Continue reading

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Pardoning expressionism

“MAGNIFICENT”; “stunning”; “his single greatest painting”. Such are the superlatives that greeted “Blue Poles” by Jackson Pollock, one of America’s finest post-war artists, upon its arrival at London’s Royal Academy this month. The painting, on loan from the National Gallery … Continue reading

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A Maverick Master, Revisited

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J.J. Abrams promises movies for ‘Portal’ and ‘Half-Life’ are still happening

J.J. Abrams Collider J.J. Abrams says movie adaptations of both “Half-Life” and “Portal,” two of the most acclaimed video game franchises of all time, are still “very much in development,” despite total silence on both projects since their initial announcement … Continue reading

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Parrtjima festival: high-tech outback showcase or Aboriginal …

In the Arrernte language, Parrtjima translates as “lighting up”. There is the physical lighting up of an object, but also the lighting up of understanding. Now a new light festival, launched last weekend, hopes to illuminate both an expanse of … Continue reading

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Impressionism: Writing with joy

I suppose I do most of my best thinking and communicating through the written word. I don’t talk much, except under very special circumstances. But I write, write, and write until I’m numb and frenzied at the end of the … Continue reading

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Majestic, exhilarating and overpowering: Royal Academy’s Abstract Expressionism reviewed

‘At last,’ wrote Patrick Heron, a British painter, in 1956, ‘we can see for ourselves what it is to stand in a very large room hung with very large canvases by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Murtaja Baseer

Photo Courtesy: Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Invincible. That is the word that came to my mind when I met Murtaza Baseer in his house.  When I looked for him amongst the piles of books and heaps of canvases, I found the … Continue reading

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