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Kishore Singh

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  • How the gavel falls

    29-08-2015 00:07:00

    The strong estimates for both lots, Man and Woman Laughing and Birth, are bound to result in an evaluation of FN Souza's estate

  • Kishore Singh: Shrinking degrees of separation

    28-08-2015 21:43:00

    Whoever established the theory of six degrees of separation could not have guessed at its shrinking connections when it comes to our consumption of prurient crimes in high society. As the salacious details of the Indrani Mukerjea scandal play out in ...

  • Kishore Singh: A 'hobby-filled' day

    21-08-2015 22:42:00

    Her reading tastes proving eclectic, she'll want all of the previous week's newspapers, which must be ironed and stacked by her bedside

  • A fascination for the morbid

    15-08-2015 00:07:00

    When artists become victims of their own image, they have little recourse for escape

  • Kishore Singh: The art of arriving late

    14-08-2015 22:41:00

    There are probably places where people still meet for dinner at eight but that place is not Delhi, and it isn't only because the capitalists (or Dilliwallas) like to be "fashionably" late. Fashionably late is a misnomer, in any case, because unless ...

  • Kishore Singh: Battling the bulge

    07-08-2015 22:34:00

    You can eat little, and then less, but eventually that isn't enough to keep the fat from clinging to the pelvic bones and birthing a belly that thinks and acts independently. It refuses to be sucked in when you hold your breath, and when your ...

  • Riding on fresh hope

    01-08-2015 00:07:00

    The appointment of Hugo Weihe (erstwhile of Christie's) as CEO of Saffronart has heightened the zeal among auction houses to pit strong works with impeccable provenances in their catalogues

  • Kishore Singh: Couture week frenzy

    31-07-2015 22:36:00

    I had reluctantly agreed to moderate a talk I thought likely to put its audience to sleep, but even so I balked at backing out at the last moment because my wife insisted on our joint appearance at a fashion show. The following evening, by ...

  • Kishore Singh: To be or not to be... at a wedding

    24-07-2015 22:34:00

    Family weddings throw up the most conundrums of modern society. Which are the ones to attend, or boycott? There are some you look forward to, others that result in tantrums and the dredging up of family histories. Is it okay to go for one cousin's ...

  • Curating new beginnings

    18-07-2015 00:07:00

    It is a premise that requires extensive travel, knowledge, wisdom, depth and understanding on one hand, and the adroit ability to network

  • Kishore Singh: Challenging times

    17-07-2015 22:21:00

    Through experience, everyone had learnt to exercise caution and not voice an opinion on this touchy subject

  • Kishore Singh:The order of things

    10-07-2015 21:41:00

    At the time of writing, there's an impasse at home

  • With the masterpieces in London

    04-07-2015 00:07:00

    A marble Roman torso of Apollo (1st-2nd century AD), a rare and exceptional caleche (carriage) for a princely child (later 18th century), the Whitney emerald in an art-deco setting by Tiffany (c. 1925), blue and white European jars and vases, Qing ...

  • Kishore Singh: Like Alice in wonderland

    03-07-2015 22:36:00

    For what had been hours, Oxford Street was closed for vehicles as well as pedestrians. I missed one appointment, delayed another, and when my wife called to ask where I was, I thought to lie, for it was probably illegal, back home, to admit that one ...

  • All aam, no khaas

    26-06-2015 22:36:00

    Whether it is because they're no longer in power, or to feign a veneer of modesty, it's entertaining to see former netas stand in immigration queues, put a brave face to standard security procedures, and pull their own carry-on trolleys at airports ...

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