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Rare Antique Company School Mica Paintings

In the early-mid 1800s Mica paintings were produced as souvenirs in Murshidabad, Patna and Benares in eastern India and Trichinopoly in South India. They imitated paintings on glass. Mica, a transparent … Continue reading

August 17, 2018 · 3 Comments

Heirlooms – Strength of Identity

Identity, like character, takes years to develop. The ideas that we surround ourselves with – from the larger philosophy of life to the little material beauties that we surround ourselves … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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“The purpose of art is washing off the dust of daily life off our souls” – Pablo Picasso

Presenting my notes on the diverse folk arts of Asia and the stimulating cultural stories contained within them – Jaina Mishra

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March 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

News from the National Museum Delhi

An interesting pre-exhibition note by the curator on bringing the  exhibition “The Everlasting Flame Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination”  to Delhi. “A curator’s view: some key items from the British … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

TEXTILE ART NEWS: Peabody Essex Museum acquires gorgeous 18th c. Indian textile collection

“The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts has acquired a rare collection of 18th century Indian textiles that are in such spectacular condition that you’d be forgiven for thinking … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Coverage for the exhibition “Vanishing Cultures” | The Straits Times, Singapore

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March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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