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Zinnia the Space Flower

‘FIRST EVER FLOWER GROWN IN SPACE MAKES ITS DEBUT.’ Such an amazing news tweeted from the International Space Station (ISS) by American astronaut Scott Kelly. This makes me so happy because the flower that has bloomed there up in the space happens to be ZINNIA. This takes me back to my Art Class days where […]

Falling Ribbons

If I sleep, I dream, every single night. I have always made an attempt to remember what I dreamt of, the next day morning. One night back in the summer of 1996, I dreamt of falling ribbons from the sky in the backdrop of a large window with a glowing red light coming from within. […]

Light Trails

  Playing around with my SLR camera to capture some light trails and pretty amazed with these beautiful forms. Its interesting what you can achieve with just these three things-‘Lights Camera Action’ ‪#‎PersistenceOfVision‬‪#‎LightTrails‬ ‪#‎Photography‬

15 minutes of Fame-Andy Warhol

  Yesterday I visited Ashmolean Museum in Oxford city to see the original works of Andy Warhol. The exhibition displays a collection of over 100 paintings of Warhol’s commissioned portraits, sketches, illustrations spanning the 1970s right up to the year before his death and few of his digital works. They come from the private collection called the […]

Recreating Picasso’s ‘The Aficionado’

When still at university, I was requested by our cultural secretary to recreate Picasso’s ‘The Aficionado’ as an entry for a cultural event held every year in our campus at IIT Delhi. The idea was to pay a tribute to a famous artist through his work. This was the second time I was recreating the […]

A birth of an artist in me!

The Elementary and Intermediate Grade Examination were instituted in the year 1880 by the Art Directorate of the Government of Maharashtra. It started with 18 students for the first ever examination, moving onto around 200,000 students who appear for this examination, every year. These exams were instituted with the idea of encouraging and developing an interest […]