THE WORLD IN MANY GUISES
Teacher, painter, sculptor, muralist, writer and institutionbuilder: Gulammohammed Sheikh pays a heartfelt tribute to K.G. Subramanyan’s multi-faceted art practice.
THE CONSTRICTIONS AND CONSTRUCTIONS OF A CHROMOPHILIAC
From naturalistic landscapes to diagrammatic memoryscapes, S. H. Raza’s works span a wide range. Savita Apte traces the evolution of his expressive practice and stresses the need to reassess his contribution to modern Indian art.
WITH MANY COLOURS, COMES MUCH RESPONSIBILITY
The PAG, the Lovers and painting now: Akbar Padamsee goes down memory lane with Abhay Sardesai.
THE MORTAR AND THE PESTLE IS INSIDE YOU AND YOU HAVE TO GRIND THE STUFF OUT
Partition trauma and the pleasures of drawing: Krishen Khanna discusses his latest works with Yashodhara Dalmia.
ONE LIFE IS NOT ENOUGH...
Ace abstractionist Ram Kumar goes back in time to Paris and Benares with Vinod Bhardwaj.
Through the chemistry between colour and figure, humour and pathos, Bhupen Khakhar’s paintings create a unique expressive language. Tasneem Zakaria Mehta visits his retrospective at London’s Tate Modern.
Ravikumar Kashi’s experiments with a range of art practices make for an impressive mini-retrospective, notes Jaideep Sen.
OF PHANTOM FACADES AND MENHIRS
Seher Shah gets under the skins of buildings. Kamayani Sharma finds out how.
Kamayani Sharma observes how KM Madhusudhanan grittily revisits violent events from the past and sifts through collective memories of oppression in his first art solo in the country.
MAPS OF LONGING AND BELONGING
Proliferating body cells and threatened public spaces are explored in Manisha Parekh’s and Naiza Khan’s new works, notes Shweta Upadhyay.
Discarded and salvaged material is employed to explore the artisanal and the spiritual in Bhuvanesh Gowda’s works, discovers Nivedita Magar.