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EVERY BIBLIOPHILE’S FANTASY – RARE COLLECTIBLE BOOKS & EPHEMERAS
StoryLTD’s upcoming online auction of Rare Collectible Books and Ephemera on Indian Art is a collector’s paradise for connoisseurs of Indian art. With 93 lots on offer, the online sale presents an extraordinary glimpse into the last 140 years of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art.
MEERA DEVIDAYAL | WATER HAS MEMORY
Water has memory. Of the constantly transforming facets of land; of the persistent negotiations; of itself being overpowered and spurned, and gradually abused by the massive civilisational agendas. Water has seen the advancements and continues to watch the interminable alterations made to the geography, simultaneously getting tarnished.
EARLY SIGNS OF A CREATIVE GENIUS
Making realistic art close to perfection, mastering dimensions, intellectual brilliance, speed painting and for that matter even eccentricity is not what defines a Child Art Prodigy. A fine example of this as a misconception are Vincent van Gogh’s atypical school drawings. At a glance these on no account can be called exceptional for a child.
Ritu Mehra’s palette is subtle and minimalist. She uses colours that seem translucent and washed out which create an ambiance of peace and nostalgia. Formerly an engineer, she uses her mathematical precision and rigidity in her artworks in order to create a curious amalgamation of harmony and conflict. Her surreal compositions are equally intriguing and sometimes lead to arcane interpretations.