Wed | Jan 27, 2021

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Piece with the gold glaze done at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdexhen, China, March 2016.

There is a mystic and time-warped aura around the ceramics of Jag Mehta. One is intrigued by the simplicity of the style, form, shapes, and the rustic finish. The earthiness of the end product that Mehta creates transcends and is reminiscent of...
‘Autumn Scenery’ by Zou Yigui.

A MOUNTAIN TRIP Into the mountains zigzags a stony path. Houses are seen afar amid white clouds; Stopping my cart, late maples I’ll admire, Frosty leaves redder than spring flowers. Du Mu (803-852) was an outstanding poet and essayist in the...

Celebrating miracles Happy New Year! That moment you wake up and you can see, feel, hear, taste and smell. That’s a magnificent miracle to many people can’t you tell? Life flows through your body. Your heart warms up with each beat of...

PEORIA, Illinois (AP): No matter how intricate the art or meaningful the message, Andrew Hattermann says his studio’s work comes down to one simple thing: Beauty. “We try to make a church more beautiful than it’s ever been,” the Peorian says. “...

In this winter of hunkering down at home, there’s a trend that’s just right for the times: quilts as décor and as art. An artistic quilt might be displayed prominently on a wall, thrown over a couch, or just folded and hung from the rungs of a...

What is your experience being a woman of colour with a doctoral degree? Dr Robyn Hannigan: I am not only a woman who holds a PhD in a male-dominated field, but a woman of mixed heritage (Irish and Native American). There was never a time during my...

Students of Holy Family Primary and Infant School were beneficiaries of an initiative by Boston College and its alumni in collaboration with Royale Computers and Accessories. The students were gifted with tablet computers, which would assist them...

In Robert Jones Jr’s The Prophets, Samuel and Isaiah are two enslaved men in love on a Deep South plantation. They spend their days caring for the animals in the barn, which has also become their haven. It is where they can be together, where they...

2020: A year in review We started 2020 with a very hopeful, positive vision, But this year had its own plans and a very disastrous mission. So instead of abounding greatness, something else became quite clear, And that was a realisation to be...
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