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Amitav Ghosh, Art, Botanical Illustrations, botanical illustrator, Cecil Saldanha, Ceylon ironwood, Cullenia exarillata, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Featured, Gun Island, Hidden Kingdom - Fantastical Plants of the Western Ghats, Indian flora, Mesua Ferrea, natural illustrator, Nirupa Rao, Pillars of Life - Magnificent Trees of the Western Ghats, Sundews, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Circle of Reason, The Glass Palace, The Great Derangement: Climate Change And The Unthinkable, The Hungry Tide, wild durian

Nirupa Rao’s illustrations are an exploration of wildlife and nature. In addition to appearing on her own books, her detailed works have featured on the covers of a few Amitav Ghosh novels. During an informative chat with her, Kamakshi Ayyar discovers that the botanical artist’s creative technique is a lot more complex than meets the eye
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"What's exciting to consider is how this will change art itself: will it be more accessible? More digital?"
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January 30, 2020

In conversation with Rohan Hande, Vartika Sharma, and Clement Stanback, the young artists who will be exhibiting their work at the Verve Design Gallery at India Art Fair 2020
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January 29, 2020

Jagdip Jagpal – festival director of the India Art Fair – on the art that adorns her walls, advice for young aficionados and curating the fair for the third time
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Tara Kelton, Indo-American artist

Breaking down the complex production of the socially relevant Autoportrait, Indo-American artist Tara Kelton – part of the upcoming group show Games of Chance at Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts – interprets how the human workforce is being sidelined by automation, digital mediation and AI
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November 12, 2019

Street Wear Label Doh Tak Keh Is Transforming Street Scrap Into High Fashion

Text by Rushmika Banerjee. Realisation by Shweta Navandar. Photographs by Joshua Navalkar

Behind-the-scenes with Doh Tak Keh’s founder Juhi Melwani and her trusted aide Zuber masterji to witness the craft that goes into her wearable art.
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