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colours

Colours are Sacred, Never Skin Deep

Lakshmi Bayi

These colours also stand for various human races

The Colour of Life

The Russian artist Zurab Tsereteli hobnobbed with Picasso and Chagall in the 60s. He’s now painting flowers in Moscow. Shaikh Ayaz asks him why

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

Robust Yet Delicate

Poet Ruth Padel’s first novel is that rare, terrific feat. Grand in sweep and nuanced in detail.

Eyes and Spots

Scientists have found a mechanism to explain the startling diversity of animal colour patterns.

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