Dipping into monochromatic memories with Indian modern artist Krishen Khanna

Review of a new permanent gallery inaugurated by Indian art auction house Saffronart in New Delhi Home to some of India’s best-known art galleries and museums, New Delhi witnessed the inauguration of a new permanent gallery in the centre of the city last week. The gallery opened at The Claridges hotel on Thursday, and is … Continue reading Dipping into monochromatic memories with Indian modern artist Krishen Khanna

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Thumris of Krishna Bhakti

After writing about Prabha Atre’s Mira bhakti in my earlier post, I return to the theme of devotion with the singer’s another Krishna thumri – “Kaun gali gayo shyaam.” But before we look at the song and its many other versions, let me share a few thoughts on the form of thumri. Patiala gharana singer … Continue reading Thumris of Krishna Bhakti