Voices from the Past
Jitish Kallat speaks to Abhay Sardesai about the critical relationship between art and spectacle, history and memory
Up in the Air
Ranjani Shettar did her Masters in Sculpture from the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, in 2000. Since Indian Spring at Talwar Gallery, New York, in 2004, which was her fi rst solo abroad, Shettar has had nearly a dozen exhibitions and has been invited to participate in group shows around the world. Nivedita Magar speaks to her about her practice and process.
THE 4OURTH DIMENSION
His buildings have shaped the architectural profi les of cities in post-Independence India. And many of them have acquired the status of modern monuments. I.M. Kadri speaks to Sangita Jindal, Kaiwan Mehta and Abhay Sardesai about the spirit that moves his spaces.
Abdul Aziz Raiba, 90, has been prolific in his output over the last 60 years. Once associated with the P.A.G., he recently became the face of a campaign launched by the Clark House initiative, Mumbai, to demand a law that gives artists 5% of the proceeds from secondary sales of their works. Here, he talks to Kamayani Sharma about the art scene in the '40s and the '50s.
Shilpa Phadke travels with Chirodeep Chaudhuri’s Commuters.
THE WARP AND WEFT OF THE PERSIAN RUG
Elephant in the Dark throws bright light on the dynamic art practices of Iranian artists, enthuses Latika Gupta.
A new group show in London spins tired patterns, frets Zehra Jumabhoy.