Somak Ghoshal

Somak Ghoshal is an editor and writer based in Bengaluru

Prabuddha Dasgupta: The Literary Photographer
Prabuddha Dasgupta: The Literary Photographer

Prabuddha Dasgupta compresses entire stories into his frames

13 December 2019
The Inward Gaze of Olivia Fraser
Art & Culture
The Inward Gaze of Olivia Fraser

An artist with an eye for detail

08 November 2019
BV Doshi: The Highest Guru of Urban Design
BV Doshi: The Highest Guru of Urban Design

For BV Doshi, the architect must be alert to the needs of the future inhabitants

01 November 2019
YG Srimati: The Radical Classicist
Art & Culture
YG Srimati: The Radical Classicist

YG Srimati broke boundaries while remaining rooted to the ancient traditions of the subcontinent

16 September 2019
BN Goswamy: Human & Divine
BN Goswamy: Human & Divine

BN Goswamy’s new book is a survey of a 19th century manuscript, a unique testimony to the miniature style of painting from south of the Deccan

15 August 2019
Eye Witness
The Cruelty of Images

Could the assault of self-same images of suffering make us immune to their potency?

26 July 2019
Eye Witness
Black Lives Matter

Diving into European art history to resurrect a vital and ignored cast of characters

07 June 2019
Warmth, 2019
Art & Culture
An Illusory Universe

NS Harsha evokes many worlds within one in his art

02 May 2019
Yogini (after a 16th century Bijapur miniature painting) from the series The Native Types, 2000-14 © Pushpamala N and Clare Arni
Framing the Fable

This study on the evolution of photography in the subcontinent strikes a fine balance between the medium’s formal and aesthetic aspirations

17 April 2019
Derrick Cross, 1983
Eye Witness
Robert Mapplethorpe: Fire and Light

The hypnotic aura of Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs triumphs over petty public morality

27 March 2019


Mehr Tarar

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Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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