Chennai artist and family speak of pioneering calendar art in Tamilnadu

Despite the rampant invasion of mobile phones, if there is one thing that has remained constant in the past decade is the calendar. It makes its way through everyone somehow. But if there is one thing that has undergone transition is the same calendar. But how? The answer is very simple. The meticulous designs. Calendars with digital artworks and photographs are the fad now. Roll back a few decades, all we got was the ones with hand-drawn portrait of a God. News Today speaks to S Maarieswaran, a multi-faceted artist, whose father TM Subbaiah was tutored by C Kondaiah Raju, the artist who pioneered calendar art. He takes us back in time tracing the journey. Continue Reading