But, not to forget, buying art engenders a feeling of “we have arrived”. Look at some of the most successful people around and you realize many of them are art collectors and aficionados, or at least have some art in their homes: Kumarmanglam Birla, Harsh Goenka, the Nadars, the Reddy family from Hyderabad, Ratan Tata, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and John Shaw. No, you don’t have to possess the deep collection, or deep pockets, that they do, but you can start somewhere. The analogy most commonly used by collectors is that buying art gives them a “high”. … [Read more...] about Buying art for dummies: Why you should buy, what you should buy and how you should build up your art portfolio to offer you both joy and great returns
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“I’ve been delighted to find that young designers are fascinated and enthusiastic about design programs from the ’70s, federal projects included,” Danne says. He frequently gives speaking events around the country, and students and young designers in attendance share their appreciation for his work with him. “Much of what they do can be considered ‘disposable’ because it is for the web and thus is temporary. They create something for the internet, then it goes poof! I think they appreciate the depth and substance of the program as portrayed in these profound design documents. They seem to fully appreciate the integrity and commitment of both the agency client and design firm.” … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design
Meanwhile, Saeeda Bai encounters the same questions in her relationship with Maan Kapoor (Ishaan Khattar), the son of revenue ninister Mahesh Kapoor and brother-in-law of Lata. Kapoor faces the wrath of zamindars for a land reforms bill he is introducing to give ownership of land to agricultural labourers. An erstwhile king's attempt to build a temple near a mosque foments communal tensions. … [Read more...] about A suitable film festival in Toronto
So, what is the reason that leggies have such a significant say in this format? “Because they work harder! They have to bowl at least two-three hours in the nets to get their variations right. Since they possess more variations in comparison to finger spinners, I think chances of getting wickets are more for wrist-spinners,” says the 37-year-old Mishra to this writer. “T20 is an attacking game and everyone is looking to score runs quickly. So leg-spin is a kind of art where you are bound to pick up wickets because there are so many variations,” says Chawla who will be playing under Dhoni for the first time in this season. … [Read more...] about Nothing succeeds like leg-spin in T20 format!
At stake is New York’s financial health and its status as the world’s corporate headquarters. There is more square feet of workspace in the city than in London and San Francisco combined, according to Cushman & Wakefield, a real estate brokerage firm. Office work makes up the cornerstone of New York’s economy and property taxes from office buildings account for nearly 10% of the city’s total annual tax revenue. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?