In a queue to buy provisions, two friends talking over the head of another shopper, everyone a meticulously measured six feet apart
Here's a catalogue of some of these
Surveying a century of art practice in India, one is struck anew by how artists have reacted to situations and crises in their lifetimes.
Being married to a pessimist has coloured my perception of the world as a source of infinite joy over which, as Bertie Wooster might have said, a dark cloud has marred the horizon
We drink lots of tea at home - first flush, Makaibari, Oolong, herbal - but none of it actually tastes like tea
While the confinement is chafing to us Indians as well, the concern in the art world isn't about an absence of footfalls at galleries and museums - as about the loss of business.
HR sends an email saying I absented myself from a Zoom conference and the boss is pissed. I take the clothes out of the washing machine
Every day I am being made to work on menial things like 'Get me a glass of water', 'Put away your plate'.. This is not part of my job description as master of the house
While an artist book may not seem like a conventional art work, for a dedicated collector it is the extreme portability it offers that is its greatest appeal.
From lip gloss to mascara, everyone seems to be taking a break from the demands of looking good
Having help has left us free to work from home and offered the freedom to catch up with long-pending tasks
Those with home studios are fortunate to be able to work, saved from distractions - one can be sure no gallerists or collectors are pursuing them for works required for exhibitions
Paranoia and suspicion are growing by the hour. What will become of us?
We're an educated family, I said, let's not act like the mindless hordes who spread misinformation over WhatsApp
Does art heal? Evidence would point towards that, and it seems the chain hospitals are taking cognizance of it