India

Looking at the art of Amrita Shergil : Activity

It is ironic how art is so gendered and presumably “female” and yet somehow, if you were asked to name 5 women artists, you’d struggle. March is the month where every brand, every advertisement...

In Pictures: Christian Art in the Mughal Period

Jesuit missionaries were the first group of Europeans to visit the Mughal court. They initially arrived at the Portuguese colony of Goa in 1542; at the invitation of Akbar (r. 1556-1605), there were altogether...

Jaya He Museum : A Review

Possibly India’s largest public artwork project to date, Jaya He Museum at the Mumbai International Airport, spans across Terminal 2 and is a landmark corporate initiative to safeguard an immense cultural resource. Jaya He...

In Paintings: Diwali & A History of Firecrackers in India

This Diwali, we are exploring the many paintings that depict the celebration and ethos of Diwali while digging out the history of firecrackers. The use of firecrackers is not new to India. While they originated...

[email protected] : 10 reasons to Participate!

Museums today are increasingly looking at curating programs and events that engage audiences, and specifically children. Take BDL Museum for instance; their events are to die for! In the past couple of months, they...
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