The Weekend Artist
September 9, 2017 Kate Lawrence during one on of the vertical dance performances

Defying gravity

UK-based artist Kate Lawrence talks to TWA about how her passion for dance and calling for adventure helped her discover vertical dance IT is not always that adventure and art come together to create mesmerising fusions that enthrall the audiences. But for Kate Lawrence, a trained dancer and an adventure enthusiast, her fascination for heights […]

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July 21, 2017 Weekend Getaway to Andretta a potter's village

Andretta: How a couple has made this Himalayan hamlet a potters’ village

About 30 km from McLeodgunj, there’s a potter’s village — it’s called Andretta — when a friend gave me this piece of information just ahead of my planned weekend getaway to the land of the Dalai Lama, I quickly grabbed a tissue paper and noted down the name — Village ANDRETTA. But when we started […]

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June 23, 2017 Smita Patil portrait by Saurabh Turakhia

The Bollywood Painter

The inspiring story of a portrait artist, his 300 plus portraits of Bollywood celebrities and the tale about how his art helped him sail through tough times When Saurabh Turakhia started making celebrity sketches years ago, one of the factors behind choosing to paint portraits of Bollywood stars was that their photographs were easily available, […]

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May 9, 2017 75-year-old artist Manik Wandrekar

The journey within

Seventy-five-year-old Manik Wandrekar has been designing furniture since 1970. But in her own words, her true artistic journey “within” began only about three years ago when she lost her husband – a professor and an educationist who supported her in her artistic endeavour. Wandrekar recently unveiled her latest collection of furniture installations, which, according to […]

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March 31, 2017

I am lucky: Deepika Padukone

Piku will go down the history of Indian cinema: Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone tells Pranav Kulkarni Has there been one single life-changing moment/ experience that you feel defines your career so far? I think there have been a couple of those career-changing moments in my career (sic). The first one being Om Shanti Om. I […]

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March 31, 2017

Real and Spontaneous

I never followed a role model during the whole of my artistic development. Instead, it was characteristic traits or certain skills that fascinated me about various artists says ace painter Voka in an interview with The Weekend Artist What is the philosophy behind the term “spontaneous realism” and could you describe the process that made you arrive at […]

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