Archive / November, 2014

Staying with Somaiya Kalavidya

The district of Kutch in the region of Gujarat, western India, is synonymous with the practice of textile art and craft. Kutch embroidery is famous for its dense motifs and signature mirror work but within these signature styles are several layers of sub-categories as each tribe and sub-tribe produces a unique signature form of art. A highlight Read More

STUDIO VISIT: Ravi Joshi

  Born 1981 ‐Porbandar, Gujarat Ravi Joshi is an artist whose meditative studies derive from an ultimate concentration on a central figure, head or face; something he has recently morphed into still life studies of the portrait bust on its plinth, intensely focusing on how the head sits on the shoulders.  A wholesome examination of how the human imagination Read More