Crafts of India

A POLYPHONOUS CANVAS WHERE MATERIAL MEETS IMAGINATION – by Rajeev Sethi India continues to be the most hand skilled country in the world and has even evolved its own language of hast mudras; where the hands speak in the vocabulary of dance, ritual and eloquent gesture. Although rapidly de-skilling itself, with an unfeeling lack of…

Magnificent yours, Mysore

The erstwhile princely city-state of Mysore came into being with the establishment of the Wodeyar dynasty early 15th century and continued for another 450 years until Independence, albeit with a few significant interruptions during the wars between Tipu Sultan and Lord Wellesley during the latter half of the 18th century. More of a pleasant, stately…