Art

Andante

Continuing my course on Modern Art on Coursera, these are the new paintings that I have learnt about. The paintings are Gare Montparnasse (The Melancholy of Departure) by Giorgio di Chirico, Waterlilies by Monet, The Empire of Light II by René Magritte, Broadway Boogie Woogie by Piet Mondrian and Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth. Gare Montparnasse was exciting for… Continue reading Andante

Books · World

Pakistan [2]

I finally finished I am Malala. Initially, the book seemed a lot like a Ruskin Bond novel, describing an idyllic little village and simple pleasures of a bucolic life. That post is here. Yet, Malala's life is far from simple. Every child deserves a safe, happy environment to study, learn and grow. The Taliban almost made that… Continue reading Pakistan [2]