J.J. School of Art

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Ashish Mohan Khokar
  Uday Shankar, a cult figure in the world of dance, was born in Udaipur, Rajasthan, on December 8, 1900. The first child of Shyamashankar Choudhury and Hemangini Devi, he was named after his place of birth. His father was in the service of the Maharaja of Jhalawar, and his work required him to…
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Sandeep Joshi
In art historical studies, patronage can be understood as the social relations of art production and consumption on the part of the artist and the person or an institution for whom or by the help of whom the work is done. A study of art patronage under Maharaja Sayajirao III of Baroda in a social…
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Rebecca M. Brown
Colonial and modern art at the Rashtrapati Bhavan The painting collection of the Rashtrapati Bhavan has been built over the decades by successive viceregal and presidential incumbents in the house, shaped both by the leadership of the time and by the individuals responsible for maintaining the…
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Subuhi Jiwani
Conservation architect and co-convener of the INTACH Mumbai Chapter, Vikas Dilawari talks about how the Victoria Terminus introduced a new architectural style in Mumbai in the late 19th century. He also talks about how the terminus came to nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and what can be…
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Subuhi Jiwani
  It is among the top ten railway stations in the world. It has stood for 129 years. Unless a major natural calamity strikes, it could stand for another 500 or 1,000 years.   Whatever its stature on the world stage, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is for most Mumbaikars essentially a transit point—…
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