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FoodGluten intolerance? Diabetes? Millets to the rescue. Millet cake.jpgHarshini Vakkalanka Millets are making a comeback to the Indian diet what with the ragi idly, thinai curd rice, samai biryani and kambu dosai replacing their rice-based counterparts, especially in South India. Their ubiquitous presence in supermarkets, not just in organic stores, is an indicator of their rising popularity. Though they were popular decades ago, the widespread cultivation of rice and wheat brought a…
01.21 / 08:38
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He Ruined The Word “Great” While relaxing on a fine December morning and still trying to wake up from the nightmare that was the U.S. elections, I found comfort in[...] The post Ketan Deshpande’s UnPresidented Political Doodles appeared first on The…
01.21 / 07:53
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Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States of America has been described by many as an episode of the dystopian sci-fi series Black Mirror come to life, and now, they can also draw parallels to a scene from the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises. Several people noticed the similarities between […
01.21 / 07:39
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Actor Johnny Depp thanked his fans for their support during the actor’s divorce with actor Amber Heard. The 53-year-old actor expressed his gratitude while accepting the People’s Choice Award for favourite movie icon, reported People magazine. “I came here for one reason tonight and one reason only. I came here for you, the people, who [R…
01.21 / 07:38
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Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, presents 'In the Heart of the Cosmos' by Asad Faulwell. The exhibition will be on view through February 4, 2017.The exhibition features new works that expand the artist’s ongoing series Les Femmes d'Alger. The series seeks to shed light on the Algerian women freedom fighters who fought alongside the men as equals during the 1954-1966 Algerian war for independence from French occupation and their largely forgotten legacy. The artist illustrates the women as b…
01.21 / 05:38
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Camden Arts Centre, London, will be hosting an exhibition 'In the Face of Overwhelming Forces' by Joachim Koester that will be on view from January 28 through March 26, 2017.The exhibition presents an immersive installation comprising 16mm film projection, digital video, photography and audio works by New York and Copenhagen based Danish artist Joachim Koester (b.1962, Copenhagen). Collectively, these works span the last 12 years of Koester’s practice, revealing his wide-ranging f…
01.21 / 05:37
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Today newspapers across America sharing stories about Inauguration Day also carried prints from the “We The People” public art campaign. The prints feature direct, uplifting messages such as “Defend dignity”[...] The post On The Powerful “I Am America” Photo In The “We The People” Art Campaign appeared first on The…
01.21 / 05:30
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Carbon 12, Dubai, presents 'Modern Times' by Bernhard Buhmann. The exhibition will be on view till February 28, 2017.Modern Times is a new bench in the painterly development of the artist’s body of work since 'The Pretenders' in 2014. Referencing Charlie Chaplin’s film of the same name, Bernhard Buhmann questions the effects of globalization and fragmentation on personal identities in Modern Times. Critics say both Chaplin and Buhmann’s characters confront the question of how one shapes the…
01.21 / 05:17
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Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin, presents 'Uli Richter Revisited – Fashion Visionary, Teacher, Inspiration' which will run through March 5, 2017.The show is being held to mark Uli Richter’s 90th birthday. Over 300 square metres, nearly 40 costumes of the German fashion designer are displayed alongside a wide range of photographs, sketches, and archive materials from the collections of the Kunstbibliothek. The exhibition in the Kunstgewerbemuseum gives us a picture of more than seven decades of f…
01.21 / 04:56
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Last chance to visit the Centre Pompidou for its exhibition ‘Magritte: La Trahison des Images,’ or ‘The Treachery of Images,’ a display featuring both well-known masterpieces and other less familiar works by Belgian artist René Magritte. The exhibition ends soon on January 23, 2017.The latest in a series of monographic exhibitions the Centre Pompidou has devoted to major figures in 20th-century art, thsi showcase brings together around one hundred paintings, drawings and documents that offe…
01.20 / 22:07
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Last chance to visit Musée Rodin’s ‘Hell according to Rodin,’ an exhibition that offers a fresh look at an iconic work of art by Auguste Rodin - ‘The Gates of Hell.’  The exhibition ends January 22, 2017.Over 170 works – including 60 drawings rarely on public display, and numerous sculptures restored for the exhibition – will immerse visitors in the fascinating history of this masterpiece, which was so influential in the development of sculpture and the arts.The ‘Gates of Hell’ was the…
01.20 / 21:26
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Last chance to visit ‘Plus jamais seul, Hervé Di Rosa and the modest arts,’ the latest in La Maison Rouge's cycle of exhibitions showing private collections. The exhibition ends January 22, 2017.Following on from Arnulf Rainer in 2005 and Jean-Jacques Lebel in 2010, this is the third time the foundation has invited an artist to present his own work in the light of works and objects he has collected.A prominent figure of the art scene and a major protagonist of Free Figuration since the 1980…
01.20 / 19:11
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Influential London gallerist Pippy Houldsworth is celebrating her eponymous gallery’s fifth anniversary in Heddon Street, where she moved in 2011. To mark the event, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery is presenting an exhibition featuring a selection of the most important artists to have been included in its exhibition program over the past five years.Titled “5 Years at Heddon Street,” the exhibition highlights the gallery’s recent history and marks its direction for the future. The works included i…
01.20 / 18:01
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 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Jammu Poonch Constituency, Jugal Kishore Sharma visited village Dansal, Jindrah and Kishenpur and celebrated Lohri Festival by distributing sweets amongst the inhabitants of the areas. Sharma, while addressing the gathering at village Dansal, said that the youth and people are forgetting our rich Dogra culture and […] The post Lohri celebrated with great enthusiasm appeared first on State …
01.20 / 17:22
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The ongoing exhibition, 'Biskra: Visions of an Oasis,' at Arab World Institute, Paris ends soon on January 22, 2017.  It's your last opportunity to check out the recent works by seminal artists.This show is born from the responses of European avant-gardists who visited the desert town of Biskra around 1900, such as André Gide for letters (The Immoralist), Henri Matisse for art (Blue Nude, Souvenir of Biskra), and Bela Bartok for music (phonographs of Arab song that …
01.20 / 16:29
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New Delhi, Friday, December 30 – Bigg Boss season 10 is catching the eyeballs of the viewers who love to watch TV reality shows. The grand finale is almost a…
01.20 / 15:46
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Blum & Poe presents “Build Therefore Your Own World,” an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Sam Durant, on view through February 18, 2017. In this exhibition, the title of which is excerpted from a Ralph Waldo Emerson essay, Durant continues to dwell on marginalized American histories, unearthing counter storylines to the historical canon. An architectural structure based on the first houses built by and for the first free and emancipated Africans in Revolutionary M…
01.20 / 11:32
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The ongoing exhibition “Joanne” by artist Simon Fujiwara at The Photographers’ Gallery in London will end soon on January 29, 2017. This is your last opportunity to check out this English visual artist's work at the gallery. The exhibition presents Simon Fujiwara’s (b. 1982) recent work, “Joanne.” A craftsman known for his autobiographical explorations of identity and sexuality, expressed through mediums spanning paintings and photographs to installations, film and sculptures, Simon Fujiwar…
01.20 / 10:10
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News/ObituaryYoslBergner19202017 Israel Prize laureate Yosl Bergner passed away on January 18 in Tel Aviv at the age of 96. Considered one of Israel’s most celebrated expressionist painters, his artworks reflected the life of the poor and working class. The multi-talented artist also established a reputation as an illustrator and costume designer. As an artist, Bergner did not limit himself to the confines of art, but sought to establish relationships with various groups of…
01.20 / 10:07
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With exciting, newly discovered or rarely seen drawings from four centuries, the Old Master Drawings sale contains something for every taste and budget. The British section of the sale includes two splendid Swiss views by Turner, two definitive watercolors by William Blake, three fine, characteristic works by Gainsborough, and a major watercolor of an Arthurian subject by Burne-Jones.What: Sale of Old Master DrawingsWhere: 1334 York Avenue, New York…
01.20 / 10:04
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