Art & Literature

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Pissing on Art

It was no insignificant moment in the history of art when the Society of Independent Artists received a work titled Fountain and signed R. Mutt,…

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The Indian Tramp

“Aawaara hoon…  aawaara hoon… Ya gardish mein hoon aasmaan ka taara hoon…” This was a diffident India singing of itself while contemplating its uncertain future, one it…

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A Book Review

Two details capture the reader’s attention when they pick up a beautiful hardbound copy of the Ministry of Utmost Happiness – one, the cover art,…

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Purity? Politics. Poetry.

Most people define poetry as “pure self-expression”. I tend to raise an eyebrow not in judgment, but in wonder. Is poetry really as “pure”, “untouched”…

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Ruminating Relationships

Bollywood often speaks about relationships on celluloid and banks on the relatability quotient of the same. These films may not be eventful, or hair-raising. Rather,…