Abu Dhabi’s cultural gem: The Louvre

Abu Dhabi has long been the less glitzy, next door neighbour of Dubai, but now with the stunning new Louvre which opened in November last year it is bringing in visitors by the droves. This billion dollar museum, a collaboration between the French and UAE government, has taken ten years to complete. The aim being to put Abu Dhabi firmly on the cultural map. Architect … Continue reading Abu Dhabi’s cultural gem: The Louvre

The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India

The “first major museum exhibition” focusing on works by Bombay’s Progressive Artists’ Group is being showcased at the Asia Society Museum in New York in the Fall of 2018. This major exhibition is being co-curated by South Asian art historian Zehra Jumabhoy – based on her doctoral research on Indian art and national identity – and Boon Hui Tan, Director of Asia Society Museum. Some … Continue reading The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India

Hideaway island paradise

Malta, a picture-perfect island country in the central Mediterranean Sea, is actually an archipelago of three islands comprising Malta, Gozo and Comino nestling between Sicily and the North African Coast. Hence, you could also take a boat across to Sicily and combine it with your trip to Malta. There is so much to see and do on this island, but there are some things that … Continue reading Hideaway island paradise

India’s first sculpture park

It’s a place where art, man and nature intertwine. Sculpture parks have been famous in cities like New York, France, Norway and Japan – an attraction for art lovers and tourists alike. Now, the Government of Rajasthan in collaboration with Saat Saath Arts will be launching India’s first sculpture park at the Madhavendra Palace, Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur on December 10. The idea is to … Continue reading India’s first sculpture park

An artistic journey

TARQ, a relatively new Mumbai contemporary art gallery, recently exhibited for the first time in London as part of Camden Kala (an annual arts programme). The idea of the exhibition This Burning Land Belongs To You was to show works that both a UK and Indian audience could relate to and hence, the initiative to promote three young artists: Soghra Khurasani, Rithika Merchant and Ronny … Continue reading An artistic journey

London’s best-kept fashion secrets

They’ve made a fashion crossover from places like Lebanon, Estonia and the US. Embraced by celebrities like Beyonce, Rihanna and Amal Clooney, acquaint yourself with London’s cool new lot of luxury clothing and designer shoe labels.   Malone Souliers American shoe designer Mary Alice Malone and her business partner Roy Luwoltset up shop in Mayfair specialising in made to measure comfortable heels for women to … Continue reading London’s best-kept fashion secrets