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Somak Ghoshal

Somak Ghoshal is an editor and writer based in Bengaluru

19704
Art & Culture
The Naked Truth

What lies beneath the sensuous eloquence of Prabuddha Dasgupta

30 September 2015
19702
Voices
Unity of the Excess and the Exquisite

There is a special pleasure in viewing the dissonant sensibilities of Rakhi Peswani and Zakkir Hussain, making statements in individual voices but ultimately connecting dots across artistic styles, historical eras and geographical regions near and far

30 September 2015
19200
Voices
Artists Without Borders

The Gujral Foundation’s decision to present two artists from India and Pakistan in its collateral show at the 56th Venice Biennale this year did seem like a risky proposition. Thankfully, it was the choice of artists that made the difference

29 July 2015
18736
Voices
The legend of Yoko Ono

Would Ono have been remembered as an artist in the league of Andy Warhol had she never been associated with Lennon, had she only produced her non-Lennon work and not been glorified or castigated as the legendary singer’s widow?

04 June 2015
18404
Voices
The art of the master curator

The world’s most famour curator remains relevant by creating what he calls Gesamtkunstwerk, a comprehensive work of art. A reading of Hans Ulrich Obrist’s Ways of Curating

23 April 2015
18154
Voices
The Point of Being Raza

It is easy to be taken in by the decorative elegance of Raza’s work. But once you begin to look beyond the formal beauty of his work, you encounter a stubbornly abstract language, refusing to yield its mysteries

25 March 2015
17838
Voices
Chancing upon the book of art

Dayanita Singh’s book-based installation weaves elegance and intelligence, concept and creativity, into a logic of unity

19 February 2015

Authors

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle

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