THE GUILD ART JOURNAL
In this volume we
take a fractional view by
revisiting works of various artists who have addressed a range of
issues pertinent to their time - be it of a decimated village nearly
untraceable on a world map or those of international territories, of
the individual and highly personal to those of the masses. These
artists have transgressed local borders and have adapted a wider view,
while exploring different issues, notions and ideologies of human
Cultures and many locales
takes a look at Subodh Guptaís works which touch the notion of
culture, flowing through different locations and timeframes.
Of the absent
looks at how Sudarshan Shetty induces a feeling of loss and absence
through his works.
The visible and
As is his wont, T. V. Santhosh through his paintings manages to play a
dual game; visually he presents an imagery withdrawn from
specificities of time and space (rather place) reducing it to a simple
structure of common references, and with it attempts to stimulate some
specific latent emotions within his viewers. T. V. Santhosh while
speaking to Vrushali Dhage, traces the roots to his recent
sculptural installations at Chemould Art Gallery, 1998
finds the late 90ís series of works of B. V. Suresh ahead of time.