The Spotted Hyena

Chennai’s latest comedy club, The Spotted Hyena, hopes to revitalise the stand-up scene on all fronts

They’re kicking things off with a four-day festival featuring over 30 comics

A scene from a project part of Gender Bender 2019

The fifth edition of Gender Bender tackles subjects such as gender minorities, marriage migration and menstruation

The festival in Bengaluru showcases the works of artists, along with workshops, talks and performances

Detail of Jamini Roy's Untitled (Tempera on paper) $6,000-8,000

25 years of Christie's: Highlights of New York auction set to be previewed in Mumbai 

On 11 September, Christie’s New York will be holding its third auction of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art for 2019.

MF Husain - That Obscure Object of Desire

DAG raises INR 2.79 crore in second fundraiser charity gala at Taj Palace, New Delhi

The results of DAG’s auction, held at a well-attended black-tie charity dinner hosted by the Taj Palace, New Delhi, on August 09, greatly exceeded the expectations and estimates. 

Blue Flower by Takashi Murakami (Source: AstaGuru)

The other Murakami and a few new masters: New auction on best of the contemporary art world

AstaGuru’s upcoming auction promises to assemble in one place some of the most delectable, decisive voices from the world of contemporary art. 

A still from the Mallaah series. Picture: Shibu Arakkal

Photo artist Shibu Arakkal's new show 'Mallaah' opens this weekend at Gallery G

The show captures the lesser-known boatmen of the Kumbh Mela

A picture shot by Aneesh Sankarankutty

Sixth edition of Nature In Focus, a festival that highlights wild spaces of India, begins in Bengaluru

On August 3, day 2 of  the festival, the NiF Photography Awards will be given

Serendipity Arts Foundation

Meet the grantees: Serendipity Arts Foundation announces first annual grants for 2019-'20

The Serendipity Arts Foundation has announced the grantees of its first annual grants amounting to INR 8.75 lakhs. 

Drawing from Aflame

Aflame by Yamini Mohan— a collection of undisclosed thoughts

This exhibition conveys the subtle undertones of human emotions

A piece from Samprada Apparels (Courtesy: Vastra Utsav)

In the palm of your hand: Vastra Utsav spotlights all things handwoven and handcrafted 

All things handcrafted, handwoven and handmade share the spotlight at the next edition of Vastra Utsav.

A scene from No Box For Me

As the Bangalore Queer Film Festival turns ten, we look at the journey so far

Also a sneak peek into what to expect from this edition

Blue Flower by Takashi Murakami (Source: AstaGuru)

Takashi Murakami's India auction debut with 'Blue Flower' expected to fetch crores

Noted Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami is all set to enter the Indian art market with an upcoming auction.

Rama, Sita and Lakshmana Begin their Life in the Forest (detail) / The Kronos Collections / Courtesy: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Special exhibition of Ramayana paintings set to go on view at The Met, New York

One of the major epic narratives of South Asia literature, the Ramayana, will be the focus of an upcoming exhibition opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on August 10.

Fisicromía Concavo-Convexa (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Death of artist Carlos Cruz-Diez turns spotlight on decline in Venezuelan government

The death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited a muted reaction from Venezuela's government and the decay of some of his Caracas artworks reflects a nation in conflict and decline.