Category: Sikh Arts & Heritage

The V&A in London opens Maharaja ~ The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts

The V&A’s autumn exhibition, Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts, will be the first to comprehensively explore the world of the maharajas and their extraordinarily rich culture. It will bring together over 250 magnificent objects, many on loan to the UK for the first time from India’s royal collections. The exhibition will include three thrones, a silver gilt howdah…Read More

Drawing the Essence of Punjabi Folk Songs: Artist Prem Singh

Twenty-nine years ago, artist Prem Singh, and his poet friend, Amarjit Chandan, made a pact on a sketchbook in Chandigarh. The poet would give him one-liner Punjabi folk epigrams and he would illustrate them. Soon after, the poet migrated to western lands and Prem Singh stayed behind. Both kept on creating in their own ways but Prem Singh did not forget his promise…Read More