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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.

ONE LIFE IS NOT ENOUGH...

Ace abstractionist Ram Kumar goes back in time to Paris and Benares with Vinod Bhardwaj.

THE TABOO-BREAKER

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.

PULP FICTION

Ravikumar Kashi’s experiments with a range of art practices make for an impressive mini-retrospective, notes Jaideep Sen.

HISTORICAL MATERIALISM

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.

CRAFTING RITUALS

Discarded and salvaged material is employed to explore the artisanal and the spiritual in Bhuvanesh Gowda’s works, discovers Nivedita Magar.