Travel to India is indeed a journey through time. This is where modern technology and cosmopolitan cultures can be seen evolving from one of the oldest civilizations in the world. When someone coined the term ‘Incredible India’, they weren’t joking!
This week, Glasgow's Macintosh building is mostly saved, a meditation on the essence of video games, background on the Joe Scanlan/Donelle Woolford project, the World Cup goes viral, the legacy of Anthony Caro, a giant golden calf piñata, and more.
Non-Objective Composition, c.1920. Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova was a Russian avant-garde artist, painter and designer. In 1916 she joined the Supremus group with Malevich, the founder of Suprematism. The creation of a new kind of painting was part of the revolutionary urge of the Russian avant-garde to remake the world. However there was a tension between those who, like Malevich saw art as a spiritual quest, & others who responded to the need for the artist to create a new physical world.
Having thrown off the shackles of Imperial domination, the post-war Indian government decided they needed a new city, one with progressive values and a fresh design philosophy to match the changing political times. They drafted …