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Selvakumar's brush plays with light, shadow

Mariayn Jennifer, Thursday, 24th December 2015
Chennai: Light has always been the central theme for any artist. It allows a painter to express and give depth, definition and emotion to a piece of work.

Artworks on Tiruvannamalai on display in Chennai

Chennai: For many, visiting Tiruvannamalai is all about devotion and girivalam (circumambulation of the hill). But for artist Anand Kumar it is about beauty and shapes. He has vividly captured the temple town in different angles, sides and dimensions. ... Read More >>

Pastels for peace

God, yoga, portraits and Mother Teresa were the 'subjects' of artist V Logaguru, who is exhibiting his works at La Galeri D Expression at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, in Chennai. ... Read More >>

Gung-ho over Ganesha

Imaginative landscape filled with fantastic hybrid creatures and nature formed the central theme of self taught artist Prabhat Biswas. This Puducherry-based painter is showcasing his works at La Galerie D'Expression in Hotel Ambassador, Chennai. The show is on till 15 September. ... Read More >>

Mad over Madras

Fort St George has always been the center of attraction and business in Chennai. Always, here we mean even while the British were still in India. Used as the Secretariat today, it was also the court of command for East India Company and later the British Monarch. ... Read More >>

By students, for students

Chennai: Art by itself is a storehouse of knowledge. For some it is a form of expression but for others is something to fall back on, be it history or a school of thought.   ... Read More >>

Pachchai Nerame... Pachchai Nerame...

A large number of trees, green meadows and quite flowing stream welcome visitors at the art exhibition that is on at La Galerie D'Expression at Hotel Ambassador Pallava in Egmore.   ... Read More >>

Three cheers for Cheriyal painting

Chennai: Looks can be deceiving and this holds true for artist D Vaikuntam Nakesh. A specialist in Cheriyal painting, he is born into a family where this art was passed on hereditary, his family is perhaps the only and last to pursue it.  ... Read More >>

A world in a drop of castor oil

Chennai: They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. A good caricature, it can be argued, is worth a thousand pictures. ... Read More >>

Colours mixed & matched

Chennai: It is no more a small elite group that picks up or appreciates art. The  community has widened and involves people from all walks of life. ... Read More >>

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