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Parmesh Shahani

A Tale of Two Biennales

Text by Parmesh Shahani

Bravo! Parmesh Shahani is ecstatic after visiting two exciting art events in Kochi and Mumbai
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you and I, crossing a busy intersection...by Navin Thomas at Gallery Ske
February 13, 2015

Crafting Cryptographs

Text by Huzan Tata

What are our 'Codes of Culture'? A group show in New Delhi attempts to portray them through art
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domestic goddess gifts for the home maker christmas holiday season gifting ideas
December 10, 2014

This holiday season, Verve gives you the ultimate guide to gifting
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Living off my art - essay by Sitanshi Talati Parikh, Illustration by Farzana Cooper
July 11, 2013

Living Off My Art

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Illustration by Farzana Cooper

Can the world that we live in become more valuable simply by the company we keep? Surrounded by the Masters, Verve finds that happiness can lie in the brushstroke and in its bottomline
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Sonam Kapoor, India's Best Dressed List

India’s Best Dressed List: Sonam Kapoor

Text by Shirin Mehta and Sohiny Das. Realisation by Lamya Bhatri. Photographs by Vishesh Verma (Mumbai), Amit Dey (Delhi), Kaustav Saikia (Kolkata), Ramya Reddy and Waseem Khan (Bangalore)

The past year was rough. The dreaded ‘R’ word popped up everywhere. It was the survival of the fittest and the cheapest. Women bought relatively inexpensive items. Lipstick sales were good. Fashion sales were not (at full price); so tabs were slashed. Designers restrategised and redefined haute. Boyfriend chic (borrow his clothes since you have no new ones), vintage (borrow grandma’s for similar reasons) and power shoulders (intimidate at work-place so they do not fire you) rose to prominence. Even couture in Paris offered (hush hush) ‘package deals’ to their loyal customers. Suddenly, apparel was available at almost lipstick prices. What joy… let us buy everything!
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Kareena Kapoor, Bollywood Superstar

In association with CARTIER It has not been easy to pin down on paper a select 50. For all over the country – and world – there are innumerable Indian women who are taking charge, breaking boundaries and coming out ahead of the curve. Even in a tough economic climate, core competencies, the willingness to adapt and an unwavering discipline have taken many of these women flying through the turbulence. Verve handpicks a set of the big players who continued to hit the headlines in the past year, whether in retaining their choice positions, causing a flurry overseas, grabbing 15 minutes of well deserved fame or raising their own bar. And, best of all, they don’t wear their gender on their sleeve
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