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It’s spring in India. And while the illustration above* is all mildness and white (and indeed the kunda finds mention in a lot of Sanskrit spring poetry) the flowers of spring that are emblematic of the season are quite red … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to everyone and happy holidays! Watercolour by Manishi Dey.
The stripes and greens of a Bengal sari. All prints by Lalu Prasad Shaw.
In an interview, he recognized the centrality of these forms to his work: “In the anatomy of these gigantic plants I found the essence of calligraphy. Everything that I have painted since then — a city like Rawalpindi, buildings, a … Continue reading
Like him or hate him, Raja Ravi Varma remains influential more than a 100 years after his death. Recreating his work seems to be a bit of a thing ranging from the recent Rang Rasiya to Makaramanju to Pushpamala’s photo … Continue reading
The Colours of India: Abanindranath Tagore, Jamuna,1926. [X] Norman Rockwell, Portrait of an Indian art student (1962). [X]