Modern Indian Cinema – a Brief Overview

    Cinema became increasingly popular in the early twentieth century throughout the world. Unlike theatre performances, cinema has historically been, and continues to be, affordable for the common man. Much like theatre, cinema allowed for films to narrate social struggles and depict daily life in the city for broad audiences. Following India‚Äôs independence, the […]

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Fetishization of the Modern

  The furniture designed by Modernists, Le Corbusier among others, has become highly collectible and fetishized, despite the principles of modernism which champion mass production and affordability. This holds true for the original furniture designed and produced for Chandigarh under Pierre Jeanneret. The furniture of the city has become iconic of Modernist design and the […]

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