Eye spy

‘Eye Spy Indian Art’.

Eye Spy Indian Art: A peephole view

2 min read . 10 Feb 2017
Alison Bechdel works in her studio at the castle of Civitella Ranieri, central Italy. Photo: Riccardo De Luca<br />

EYE SPY: Bechdel test

3 min read . 19 Sep 2014
Since its conception, Comic Sans has invited the wrath of the majority. And then there are others who simply feel that the “much-maligned font needs a hug”. Photo: Wikimedia<br />

EYE SPY: Sans comedy

2 min read . 05 Sep 2014
People walk by street art in Kreuzberg district in Berlin, Germany. The latest instance of attention-seeking performance project comes from Berlin-based 26-year-old artist Mischa Badasyan, who intends to have sex with a new man every day for a year in a public place, though not in full view of others. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images<br />
A still from the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel. <br /><br />

EYE SPY: A feast on film

3 min read . 08 Aug 2014
Palestinian-born artist Mona Hatoum’s work is a sharp reminder of the universalizing force of art, its capacity to articulate a collective struggle even when it remains intensely embedded in personal histories. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

EYE SPY: Barbs and wires

4 min read . 25 Jul 2014
Cassandra’s depiction of Jane Austen has been criticized for not being the most faithful one, but the chief complaint has been the way it makes her look. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

EYE SPY: Who was Jane Austen?

3 min read . 11 Jul 2014
Louise Bourgeois’s Giant Spiders sculpture in front of the National Gallery of Canada. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

EYE SPY: ART AND ACCIDENT

2 min read . 27 Jun 2014
Now in his 80th year, Nemai Ghosh, perhaps the most faithful and persistent chronicler of Kolkata, continues to add to his burgeoning archive of photographs spanning several decades. Photo: Nemai Ghosh/Courtesy HarperCollins India<br />

EYE SPY: Camera diaries

4 min read . 30 May 2014
Ranveer Singh’s ‘Do the Rex’ and Celina Jaitly’s ‘The Welcome’ made us look at love and sexuality in a way that may, at a glance, seem refreshingly progressive. <br />

EYE SPY: Sex, lies, and videotapes

5 min read . 09 May 2014
Launched by Pink Fringe in May, Performr will connect audiences with artists more intimately than ever before. <br />

EYE SPY: Hook-up for art

4 min read . 25 Apr 2014
#Aftersex selfies have led to an outrage in the media. However, it is difficult to believe that the commentators did not foresee such a development a while ago. In Picture: People take photos of themselves at the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore. Reuters<br />

EYE SPY: #Aftersex selfie, anyone?

4 min read . 11 Apr 2014
Previously appearing on the Election Commission of India’s (EC) list of free symbols, the broom has now been crossed out, with “NOT A FREE SYMBOL NOW”. Photo: eci.nic.in<br />

EYE SPY: Voting visuals

4 min read . 21 Mar 2014
1984, includes responses from writers, poets, theorists and the voices of those who witnessed the carnage or became inheritors of its terrible consequences. Photo: Gauri Gill<br />

EYE SPY: The work of mourning

3 min read . 08 Feb 2014
‘And You Thought You Knew Me’ surveys the link between activism and the formation of sexual identity. Photo: Courtesy PSBT films<br />

Eye Spy: Making visible

4 min read . 03 Jan 2014
New York-based Marina Abramović is one of the first among artists working in the West to have turned her body into a site of making and consuming art. Photo: Manfred Werner/ Wikimedia Commons<br />

Eye Spy: Performance anxiety

4 min read . 18 Nov 2013
A woman walks past a new artwork by British graffiti artist Banksy on West 24th street in New York City. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters<br />

Eye Spy: Banksy’s boldness

4 min read . 18 Oct 2013
Sooni Taraporevala<br /> (Sooni Taraporevala)

EYE SPY: Portraits of two people

3 min read . 20 Sep 2013
Artist Bharti Kher at her Gurgaon studio. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

EYE SPY : Women in art

4 min read . 23 Aug 2013
A. Ramachandran’s ‘Audience’. Photo: Vadehra Art Gallery. <br /> (Vadehra Art Gallery. )

EYE SPY: Return of the prodigal

2 min read . 09 Aug 2013