Gautam Mukherjee- Exploring Family Ties with Indian Portraits

Gautam Mukherjee- Exploring Family Ties with Indian Portraits George Bernard Shaw said, “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” and Gautam Mukherjee’s paintings are nothing short of this heavenly feeling. A tight hug to a sibling or an old friend, a gentle caress on your sleeping child’s forehead, a quick peck on their cheek […]

Ramesh Gorjala Retelling the Captivating Tales of Indian Mythology with Kalamkari

Ramesh Gorjala Retelling the Captivating Tales of Indian Mythology with Kalamkari At the first look, one might be drawn by the rustic colour palette, reds and yellows fusing into orange, followed by greens and blues on the canvas. But when the canvas catches the actual attention, one starts noticing the painstakingly drawn figures of Gods, […]

Moulding Memories into Bronze Sculptures

Moulding Memories into Bronze Sculptures Acrylics, watercolors, oils or something else, irrespective of the medium, artists are known to bring colours in our monotonous lives. Artists play with different mediums and colours along with their imagination, which in turn, fill our lives with joy. Acrylics, watercolours, oils or something else, irrespective of the medium, artists […]

Through the looking glass: the art of Tauseef Khan

The graceful domes of Delhi’s famed Humayun’s Tomb have been captured in oil many times, but Tauseef Khan adds another layer of perception to the image. In his canvasses, the architecture is tactile, hyper-real and vivid, but shaped in places through the glass of a wine goblet. Through the screen of the glassware, light distorts, […]

Tree-poems: the electric landscapes of Sanjay Devsale

Tree-poems: the electric landscapes of Sanjay Devsale An Internet search on “thoughts on trees” throws up sentiments from the lofty –“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” (Kahlil Gibran) — to the decidedly droll — “Trees are always a relief, after people.” (David Mitchell). There’s something about trees. An Internet search on […]

Kandi Narsimlu- Painting The Village Life To Preserve Their Stories

Dusky toned human figures, mostly women, draped in their traditional attire; the colourful sarees, adorned with gold jewellery, flower string or gajara in the tightly tied bun along with a big red bindi on the forehead, speak out for themselves, even from the paintings. Even a cursory glance at Kandi Narsimlu’s paintings can take you […]

Earthy Toned and Deeply Rooted Spiritual World of Amol Pawar

Pre-dominance of brown and ocher with hints of red are the first things that you will notice in Amol Pawar’s paintings. His paintings are a bit dark and mysterious, but so is Shiva’s world, the world that Pawar has portrayed on his canvas. The mighty Shiva, the destroyer among the Trimurti, is the central theme […]

The Inextricable Interlinking of World Issues and Nature – Suresh Kumar’s Sculptures

The Inextricable Interlinking of World Issues and Nature – Suresh Kumar’s Sculptures For Suresh Kumar, an artist, sculptor and curator par excellence and a keen observer of the eccentricities of the world, first impressions are very important. For Suresh Kumar, an artist, sculptor and curator par excellence and a keen observer of the eccentricities of […]