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Muhammad Zeeshan

In the second part of our series spotlighting the works of Pakistani artists, Muhammad Zeeshan tells us how his identity and the political and social milieu around him define his art
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Salman Toor
August 20, 2018

In the first part of our series spotlighting the works of Pakistani artists, Salman Toor talks about his diverse portrayal of South Asian lives juxtaposed with issues of 'queerness and brownness'
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Kanika Agarwal
August 19, 2018

A Show Of Strength

Text and Artworks by Kanika Agarwal

An analogue collage artist, Kanika Agarwal plays with paper to communicate her ideas. Verve presents a thought-provoking shortlist from her collection that aims to highlight the fortitude of women
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18th-century Quran Scroll. All 114 chapters are written on the scroll’s 5cm-wide surface in a miniscule naskh script
August 13, 2018

A Unique Exhibition In Britain Explores An Episode From India’s Past

Text by Huzan Tata. All images courtesy: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018.

Splendours Of The Subcontinent, showcases over four centuries of glorious offerings ­— including paintings, manuscripts and rare jewels
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Art, Artist, DC Comics, Dead-phool auntyji, Featured, immigrants, immigration, Ishpider Bhen, Kully Rehal, London, Marvel characters, Online Exclusive, Superhero Aunties, superheroes, The Incredible Hulkwinder, women power, Women with Verve
August 06, 2018

An artist in the UK has reimagined immigrant women as popular superheroes
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Roshini Kumar, Photographer

This influencer shows what it's like to be comfortable in your own skin
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Sultana Abdullah, Retired air-hostess

Portrait Of A Woman: Sultana Abdullah Proves That There Is No Expiration Date On Hope

Photographed by Uma Damle. Styling by Jahnvi Bansal. All clothes and accessories from Sultana's personal collection.

This 60-year-old retired air-hostess caught our eye in a newspaper clipping in which she proclaimed that she was unwilling to settle when it comes to choosing a life partner. Uma Damle’s beautiful photographs attempt to capture this nonconformist’s enigmatic presence
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Songs From The Blood Of The Weary, Rekha Rodwittiya, Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation, Mumbai
June 21, 2018

We give you the low-down on ongoing exhibitions that need to be on your radar...
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Sumedha Sah, Illustrator

Architect-turned-illustrator Sumedha Sah loves the freedom that working on children's books give her
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Topologic Bowls, from Casegoods.
May 25, 2018

Well Rounded!

Realisation: Minal Shetty. Production Assistant: Mansi Shah. Location Courtesy: The Great Eastern Home, Mumbai

Sink into the snug folds of relaxed living with stylish pieces that flaunt soft contours and gentle textures
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Chiraag Bhakta, Artist

Pop Goes The Bhakta

Text by Sandip Roy

Graphic designer Chiraag Bhakta talks to Verve about his life as an Indian-American and his alter ego aka *Pardon My Hindi
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Mayank Mansingh Kaul, Delhi-based writer and curator

A design curator and writer, Mayank Mansingh Kaul's world revolves around his home-studio. He uses images to recreate a usual day in his life...
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