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 […]

The Importance Of Public Art

VR Bengaluru inaugurated their third edition of Whitefield Art Collective, a much-awaited annual public art festival on 19, January 2018 with an engaging discussion on the importance of public art. The panel included one of the biggest names in the Indian contemporary art world, Bose Krishnamachari, artist joined by other art experts. The discussion was […]

Arty Things To Do In Bangalore

I’m super excited to be handpicked as one of 21 artists from across India to be part of this unique art festival that celebrates Indian art, science, poetry, philosophy and spirit. There will be more than 200 artworks on display along with some large-scale, thought-provoking art installations at Phoenix Market City, Whitefield for one month […]

I Won The Best Blogger Award

I wonnnnnnn! The Best Arts & Theatre Blog 2017 at The Indian Blogger awards 2017 #IBA2017 To say this week has been a good week or this year has been a good year would be a massive understatement: I have won the Best Arts & Theatre Blog Award 2017 – and it’s all thanks to […]