We Are All Connected By Love Indeed

Virtuous Retail commissioned me this year to create a work of interactive art as part of their annual public art festival, Whitefield Art Collective 2018. As an artist, I’ve always felt it’s important to me that my art is not only exhibited in the context of the art world, but is also seen and experienced […]

The Art Of Networking For An Artist

First of all, it’s important that you live in one of the big cities, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad or New York, London, Paris and a few others. Next, you need to be serious, have a consistent and good body of work, work that is new, contemporary, interesting and current. If you have […]

Loving Advice To Artists/Self

Im not waging a war against the world. The world is not a hostile, hateful place where the doors always remain shut. These are not my list of enemies : 1. The general public does not ‘get’ or love my art as much as they should. 2. Art magazines are off limits to upcoming artists […]

Draw Like A Child

Many of the century’s greatest artists – Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Picasso, Miró and Dubuffet – had sizeable collections of artwork by children. They studied and imitated the spontaneous and wilful distortions of children’s pictures as though, like dreams, they offered a royal road to the unconscious. Consequently, modern art was often – and still is […]

Creating Art That Pulls Us Closer

If you are like me, then you probably hate the ‘do not touch’, ‘no photography allowed’, ‘do not sit here’ signs as much as I do. I like to actively engage with my surroundings, be it while traveling or viewing art. And, that’s why I’m so in love with public art. So, when Virtuous Retail […]

A Collision Of Art And Commerce

First it was UB City’s Art Bengaluru/Sublime Galleria, then it was VR Bengaluru’s Whitefield Art Collective and RMZ Ecoworld’s The Gallery and now it’s Phoenix Market City’s Art Sci. Art seems to be finding it’s way into malls and tech parks in Bangalore. As I walked in to attend the inauguration on an unseasonably sunny […]