Placeholder while loading article actions Long before ragas, chicken tikka or Bollywood films were exported from India, international demand for textiles from the subcontinent was strong. These items did not simply move from local bazaars to distant markets involuntarily. Many decorative fabrics were made expressly for customers in places asRead More →

Placeholder while loading article actions The kind of person depicted in the National Portrait Gallery’s “The Outwin 2022: American Portraiture Today” is quite different from those typically depicted in such institutions. The subjects of the show’s 42 portraits are not rich, famous or politically powerful, and are less likely toRead More →