Publicly Courting Art

Self-honouring 3D portraits, a startling mother-child sculpture, the refreshing Common Man statue, funky cows and flying buses. Mumbai city has the good, bad and indifferent when it comes to public art, each with an intent behind their existence

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Under The Hammer!

She switched from investment banking to theatre to art, Sotheby’s Priyanka Mathew has experienced a variety of lifestyles and has dabbled in different streams of work. The first Indian lady auctioneer in the history of the company talks about how she enjoys wielding the gavel

Tokyo Tripping

Contemporary art scenes and a barrage of Asian artists showcased in galleries in Ginza, Koto-ku, and a few in Roppongi have given Tokyo a mix of quirky and classy art culture

Saga Of A ‘Selfie’

Now that the Oxford Dictionary has certified ‘selfie’ as a word, this action seems to be catching momentum on a whole new level   It is believed that a drunk Aussie coined this term in 2002 when he posted his self-taken photo on a forum, calling it a ‘selfie’. The word took the fancy of the…