Affect and Mood

Do external conditions leave you disturbed or does your mood affect your environment? Like the chicken or the egg story, artist Rajita Schade, born in  Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, plays out the role of affect and mood through stark colours and  abstract shapes. Our conversation reveals how sensitivity made way for uniqueness in her work. Geography of…

The observations of a discerning artist

India Art Week is round the corner- 30th Jan. to 2nd Feb’20. Capital’s art galleries are busy playing up to the hype. Amidst all this Gallery Art Motif is currently (20th Jan-15th Feb’20) exhibiting ‘The Art of Hand Painted Textiles’ by Ajit Kumar Das which is a sell-out (with just 2-3 paintings left to go)…

Her art matrix

The 1920’s in India saw Company Style due to the ongoing British Colonial Period. While Early Modern Indian Painting had subjects which were purely Indian but were drawn with western techniques and Bengal School was a reaction to the Western influence – reviving our rich cultural heritage. A century later, 32 year old illustrator –…