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A paradox revealed through portraiture

A photograph taken seven years before her passing says much about the life, times and character of the trailblazing Meherbai Tata The much-loved wife of Dorabji Tata and daughter in-law of Jamsetji Tata, the founder of the Tata group, Meherbai Tata was a woman of personality. A participant in the ornamental theatrics of being imperial within Empire, one finds her name regularly among the maharajas, nawabs and begums in royal chronicles. And deservedly so. Meherbai was honoured with the ‘Comm...
Tags: Art, London, Life, India, History, Heritage, Paris, Buckingham Palace, Victoria, Lafayette, Rembrandt, Mumbai, Queen Victoria, Tata, Reed, George V


Why most pencils are yellow

I like bright yellow and orange equipment because it's easy to find. I'm less likely to leave something on a hotel room bedside table if it isn't black. I always thought pencils were yellow because it made them easier to spot on a cluttered desk, but the real reason turns out to be a lot more interesting. From The Little-Known Reason Pencils Are Yellow, by Gabrielle Hick A number of pencil manufacturers, including Hardtmuth, now sourced their graphite from Siberia—the vast Russian province whic...
Tags: Post, Design, News, China, Siberia, Koh, Imperial China, Petroski, Gabrielle Hick, Hardtmuth, Koh I Noor


Watching Violinist Jennifer Koh Rehearse With The Composers Who've Written Duets For Her And Themselves

Joshua Barone visits Koh's apartment-cum-studio and watches her work on brand-new pieces by (and with) Vijay Iyer, Missy Mazzoli, and Lisa Bielawa. (includes audio)
Tags: Art, Music, Koh, Joshua Barone, Jennifer Koh, Lisa Bielawa, 03.14.18, Vijay Iyer Missy Mazzoli


Terence Koh Interviewed in NYT

Terence Koh is featured in the New York Times this week, as the artist discusses his recent work and the inspiration behind the Bee Chapel, an installation that seeks to find spiritual resonance with an active group of honey bees.  “We create the sense that everything in the show is living in a vibration,” Koh says. Read more […]
Tags: Art, News, New York Times, Art News, Minipost, Koh



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