Found 23 Articles for Arts & Crafts

How was the writing style of Thomas Hardy different from Charles Dickens?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Victorian age is known as the richest age of English Literature. There was a rise in so many writings in terms of prose, fiction, and poetry. Out of the famous novelists, the contribution of Thomas Hardy and Charles Dickens cannot be overlooked.Thomas HardyBorn in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, England on June 2, 1840, Thomas Hardy was a pessimistic critic and a novelist. His inclination towards the countryside and life of Vessex was reflected in his works.The man-nature relationship remains very indifferent to the man of his writings.In fact, Hardy's tragic vision is a part of his pessimism.The role of fate is ... Read More

Why do the Japanese people make origami?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Origami means the art of making a shape by folding the paper. Ori means folding while Kami means Paper. This art leaves a flat square sheet of paper in a form of defined art piece through folding and sculpting techniques. Origami, though originated in Japan, was loved and adopted all over the world.How Do They Do It?This paper art is done just by folding paper in various shapes and sizes, according to the structure to be made. They do these origamis only by folding paper while cutting and glueing are not at all allowed. Of all the shapes of Origamis, ... Read More

Which are the best plays written by Oscar Wilde?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The popularly known Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright whose full name was Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde. His parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals and Wilde has eventually proved himself as an outstanding classicist. Wilde wrote nine plays, all in between 1879 and 1894. Of all his plays, “The importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People” is a symbol of the height of his fame and success, which people still like to watch.The famous comedy plays written by Oscar Wilde which got a huge fan base areThe importance of Being EarnestLady Windermere’s FanA Woman of No ... Read More

Which is superior, Western music or Eastern Music?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Music is divine, whether it is western or Eastern. There is no superiority concept in music. There are many forms of music that delight us and so you may find some music interesting at some point in time according to your mood. The guitar might fantasize them but Veena is never inferior. The intention of any musical instrument is to deliver great music with a pattern of musical notes.With the advent of western musical trends in Bollywood, western music has been fascinating for the youth. Though it is an ancient musical instrument, Veena also attracts a lot of audiences. You ... Read More

What are the different things that must be kept in mind while paying a visit to a museum in India?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
When I was a school going girl, my father used to take me to a lot of educational trips whenever possible. These trips ended up being to some museum or zoo and likewise.I remember being instructed by my father specifically before entering that place, some of which have helped me in the growth of my intellect too.Carry A NotebookLearning is an ongoing process. No matter how old we become, there is always a scope for improvement and advancement in one's preconceived knowledge. Thus, one should carry a notebook or a scribbling pad when paying a visit to a museum, as ... Read More

Why the music of A. R. Rehman is distinct than the rest?

Updated on 25-Jun-2020 11:46:21
There's hardly any music lover who has not heard of the music maestro A.R. Rahman and his compositions. In his classic numbers in the movies like "Roza" or "Dil Se" and rock music-driven themes like in "Rockstar" he has proved his mettle in music time and again. As we still hum his numbers like the quintessential "Humma Humma", this is why I feel the musical sensation makes him a class apart from the rest.His Choice of Singers Is UnconventionalIf you have noticed, the singers he chooses are barely singing with any other music composer? Is it because they are not ... Read More

What are Maandana paintings? Do they still exit?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 26-Apr-2022 09:44:02
The term Maandana or Mandana means drawing in the local language of people who live in the region comprising eastern Rajasthan and western Madhya Pradesh. It is a folk art form that is mainly done by the women of the aforementioned area and it has been traditionally passed on from one generation to the next since a long time.Like many other Indian art forms, the Maandana paintings also have religious and spiritual significance and the motifs that you see in these paintings indicate 'Shubh Manglik' or positive energy and good vibrations.Good OmenThe people of this area believe that painting their ... Read More

How did Nasa's Space technology shine at Oscars 2018?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 27-Apr-2022 11:43:09
This weekend’s Academy Awards celebrated on 4th March 2018, have experienced something amazing which was only possible for NASA. Yes, you read it right. The Oscar trophies which are handed to the best in their field people (the Movie Industry) are coated in Gold which is used in telescopes that can get you a glimpse of far-away galaxies.Gold is a good reflector of Infrared wavelengths of light, with the help of which, celestial objects from far away can be detected. The best part about gold coating is that it won’t oxidize (tarnish), Goddard space flight centre physicist Jim Tuttle said. ... Read More

What significance does art have in our lives?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:34:30
It depends on what form of art you’re talking about because art is a multifaceted discipline that impacts different subject matters and walks of life. Art is an exalted way of expression through painting and sculpture, song, dance, drama, and literature. Let’s take the case of painting and sculpture – all the splendid architecture that we see in the best-developed parts of our cities is essentially a form of art that has been adapted structural science. These architectural masterpieces can’t be conceived with mere structural perfection because they also need to be blended with aesthetics.No Life Without ArtTake the case ... Read More

How does Singing benefit your Health?

Manoj Rawat
Updated on 17-May-2022 12:27:46
Singing is always considered as a practice to refresh your mind, mood, and soul as it brings the feeling of happiness and pleasure to everyone. Apart from these facts, singing provides ultimate and amazing benefits to your health.After knowing all the major health benefits of singing you will not remain silent and start singing whenever you get time. Let us look at some major 5 benefits of singing for your health.Improve Your CognitionSinging is highly effective in enhancing your overall brain functions as well as helps you to think in a very clear and calm way. As per the various ... Read More