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Madhu Jain

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Why Indian Artists Should Stop Looking To The West For Validation

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Farzana Cooper

Why do critics, curators, collectors, artists and historians in India tend to judge a work according to the dictates of the Western canon?
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Uzbeki Central Asian Ikkat, Madhu Jain, Indian designer, weaves, India
April 15, 2016

The Weaves Worth Saving

Text by Tanisha Choudhury. Images courtesy of Madhu Jain and Instagram

Craft revivalist and textile conservationist Madhu Jain talks about the techniques and weaves worth saving
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Les Femmes d'Alger by Pablo Picasso Version O art auction painting

A revitalised art market – driven by gallerists and art dealers – is drawing buyers who are willing to cough up unprecedented sums for their finds. Verve discovers that records are tumbling like nine-pins with the sales of classics and trendy works
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Madhu Jain, Capital Comment
June 24, 2015

Timely Reinvention

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Radha Ramachandran

Are some of the winds of change blowing this way enhancing individualism when it comes to the way we dress and present ourselves? Is the fashion police losing its power over us? Verve reminisces while being pampered at her local beauty parlour
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Great Transporters

Text by Madhu Jain

This is the time for your thoughts to turn to travel. Verve endorses this idea, whether it is a journey to cooler shores, a tryst with the imagination, a travelling back in time or a quiet savouring of the past
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‘Magic of Foreignness’

Text by Madhu Jain

Do you have to travel so that your imagination can follow and also do so? Is it seeking something? Or, is it escaping something? Madhu Jain focusses on artists who travelled and the reasons that they did so
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