Paper Cut

Look out all you paper using writers and artists. The musicians are coming!

Perfect happiness

The quiet, rare joy of enjoying the work of an artist previously not known. Hans Robert Pippal In a medium that’s my particular favourite and quite uncommon. Pastel To top it further was the subject depicted. Streets of Vienna from the late 20th century. Vital and vibrant. There is a special fragile quality of paintings…

What makes a museum?

Earlier this year museum visiting the acclaimed Museum Insel in Berlin, I ducked in at the Alte Nationalgalerie. To browse at leisure through it’s rich collection of  Romantic and Impressionist paintings and sculptures. In the entrance hall, “STOP!!”, commanded a staff member. “All coats MUST be deposited at the cloakroom.” This essential cloakroom turned out to be a…

The spiders of Bilbao

If you have a few days free and a wish to travel, go to Bilbao. A pretty city with a lot of attitude in the beautiful Basque Country of Spain. I’ve always had a fascination for capturing the contemporary with the old in a single frame. Bilbao gives pretty of opportunity.Starting of course, with the…

WOW! The new National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi

> Ok I’m way late in checking out the new wing at the NGMA, Delhi. It was inaugurated much earlier in the year and yesterday was my first visit. Surprised is not the word.. proud would be more apt. The building spread across multiple floors, with lavish use of space, finally does justice to the…