Somak Ghoshal

Somak Ghoshal is an editor and writer based in Bengaluru

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
Sita by Jyoti Bhatt, silver gelatin print (1974)
Eye Witness
Camera as Sketchbook

Rediscovering Jyoti Bhatt, the chronicler of living traditions

21 February 2019
Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci was auctioned for $450.3 million this year, making it the most expensive piece of art in history
New Year 2018 Double Issue
Is Art Priceless?

When beauty goes under the hammer

21 December 2017


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