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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Still Life: Pottery 1994

Today’s ‘Blast from Past’ is my 22 year old ‘Pottery’-Still Life made back in 1994 with Oils on Board. This was one of my experimental painting where I used my fingers to paint instead of brushes. I loved the whole experiment but only regret- I ended up bordering the subjects with the brush in the […]