My daughter came home from school the other day with a tiny box in her even tinier hands. She held that box with reverence and asked me to close my eyes, because she had a surprise. So I did. She opened the box and there was a very beautiful butterfly inside. Dead. Meera told me in […]
Hi everyone, Sorry for not posting in a really long while. I have been swamped with work, family members ill, friends in trouble, husband starting new ‘apna kaam’ ( that’s self employed for my non Hindi speaking friends)….the list goes on. But excuses aside I will try and post more frequently. Now for some news.. […]
Thank you Aparna Chandra for taking the time to listen to my views on art and Kitsch. It’s indeed an honour to be talked of in the same article as Mr. Yusuf Arrakal…to actually hold my own on a differing viewpoint…wow!! You can read the article here.
I spent an absolutely delightful morning at Kynkyny Art Gallery here in Bangalore. The occasion? A coffee morning for a select few of the gallery’s patrons. They came to watch a demo by two noted artists- JMS Mani and Sivabalan. Mr. Mani did a quick demo of an oil painting and Sivabalan, a quick one […]
Just to let you all know… The Delhi Twestival was able to raise 50,000 INR from the sale of my Ganapati paintings. Although Protsahan is still to receive the money…I have no doubt it will eventually get there. As per my understanding, three of the paintings were bought by the Madhya Pradesh Emporium and one […]
That’s my friend Rakesh Shukla for you. Jokes aside, he is one of the most ardent dog lovers that you can find. Between his office and home, he has 10 dogs. Only two are purebred, the rest are strays. He also looks after about a dozen stray dogs in our locality. He feeds them […]