A Truly Secular Festival – Onam

Onam is probably the only Indian festival that is truly secular and has a beautiful socio-cultural relevance. And in that sense it’s very contemporary. Onam is a harvest festival all Malayalees all over the world celebrate to mark the return of their legendary king Mahabali. This year, I went along with my family for the […]

Why Art Reviews Matter

Culture is more than a Rabindranath Tagore painting hanging at the NGMA or a black-and-white video flashing in an uptown art festival. Culture is also the time we spend looking at art and talking about it. Without culture, Bangaloreans would probably talk about nothing but traffic and real estate. Art making is a solitary exercise. […]

How To Be A Successful Artist

How do you define a successful life in the arts? Is it selling a painting for six figures? Do the heavens part when you make the cover of Artforum? Does achievement come with an invitation to show at a biennale? Or is success defined by the quality, dedication and passion of the artist’s journey? Believe […]

My First Exhibition At Galerie Sara Arakkal

Galerie Sara Arakkal has chosen to represent my work and if you are reading this, I’m very happy to  invite you to their 14th Annual Show 2017 at the gallery. The preview is on Saturday, 16th September 2017 at 6pm where you can meet artists and view art created by 48 eminent and promising contemporary […]