Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Manpreet Singh
Spurning the regular paintbrush for free-flowing hues, Anu Malhotra – who has amassed national and international awards for her documentaries and productions – speaks to Verve about her inner muse and creative journey as her show Hue-Borne shows now in Delhi
British-Indian artist Ketna Patel has traded two decades of ‘comfort zone’ living in Singapore for an unpredictable process of discovering India. She speaks to Verve about her migrations, how they fuel her creativity, and her attempt to bring contemporary culture into Renaissance art
Self-honouring 3D portraits, a startling mother-child sculpture, the refreshing Common Man statue, funky cows and flying buses. Verve scouts Mumbai city for the good, bad and the indifferent in public art, unravelling the point behind their public presence
Photographed by Farzan Randelia. Realisation by Viseshika Sharma. Styling by Shirin Salwan. Assisted by Poulomi Dey and Soumya Kumar. Make-Up and Hair by Meghna Butani. Model courtesy: Nidhi Sunil, Inega Model Management.
From the Mughal era to colonial times, the most iconic beauties have been commemorated in art. Take a ramble down memory lane with Verve’s recreation of iconic Indian portraiture
She switched from investment banking to theatre to art, Sotheby’s Priyanka Mathew has experienced a variety of lifestyles and has dabbled in different streams of work. The first Indian lady auctioneer in the history of the company talks to Verve about how she enjoys wielding the gavel