Artists

PART,YET WHOLE

You cannot miss it... Like the vertebral remains of a giant monster from the age of dinosaurs, it lies, as if arrested in time,under the deepening shadows of the trees...

By: K.G. SREENIVAS             Dated: March 23, 2015

IMAGINED KALEIDOSCOPES

SUDHIR PATWARDHAN, one of India’s top contemporary artists, brings to his trypitch ‘Building a Home: Exploring the World’, and ‘Encounters in Time’ at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale labyrinthine reflections on the...

By: K.G. SREENIVAS              Dated: March 23, 2015

GRAND NARRATIVE

Harsha’s garguantan work ‘Punarapijananam, punarapimaranam’ is a spectacular view of the universe unfurling in an endless loop......

By: K.G. SREENIVAS             Dated: March 22, 2015

FOR A NEW LANGUAGE OF CULTURAL VALUE

Kochi-Muziris Biennale has always sought to be a part of the fabric of the city and has sought to foster contemporary arts amongst the city’s inhabitants....

By: BOSE KRISHNAMACHARI             Dated: March 20, 2015

ORDINARY, BUT UNNERVING

Mona Hatoum was born into a Palestinian family in Beirut, Lebanon in 1952 and now lives and works in London and Berlin.Hatoum specialises in diverse media, including installations, sculpture, video,...

By: K.G. SREENIVAS             Dated: March 20, 2015

ART OF LIFE

Valsan Koorma Kolleri finds little distinction between art and life. For him art is life and life art. Bearded, of slim build, summer hat, bespoke, self-designed turtle-neckcotton shirt, cargoes, and...

By: K.G. SREENIVAS             Dated: March 20, 2015

‘KOCHI IS THE 21st CENTURY’S BIENNALE’ OKWUI ENWEZOR

Fifty-one-year-old Okwui Enwezor, a Nigerian by birth, is a curator, art critic, editor, and writer, and has since 2011 been the Director of the Haus der Kunst in Munich. ...

Dated: March 20, 2015

PRODIGY INTERRUPTED

This is the oft-told story of Edmund Thomas Clint. The child artist, who had become a legend in his lifetime, leftbehind a prodigious collection of 25,000 paintings in a little...

By: K.G. Sreenivas             Dated: March 20, 2015

Malayalee artist Madhusudhanan and Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective to feature in Venice Biennale

Kerala artist Madhusudhanan and Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective, who feature in the ongoing second edition of the exhibition, have been selected to display their artworks in the upcoming Venice Biennale....

Dated: March 12, 2015

Contemporary perspectives

Parvathi Nayar distils the contemporary in the manner of her presentation, juxtaposing, at once, intricacy and austerity in the finer detailing...

Dated: February 10, 2015

Art in the times of community

Pune-based Malayali artist Nandakumar engages local heritage circuit in an innovative project at a Biennale collateral show ...

Dated: January 24, 2015

For Ho art lies in sweat

Singaporean artist Ho Rui An says his installation, blending thought and humour, was inspired by ‘sweat’ as depicted on the shirt of legendary Dutch anthropologist Charles Le Roux’s statue ...

Dated: January 23, 2015

Mesmeric, Transient

It’s a toy train at the heart of it all. Casting giant shadows several times larger than itself and unspooling magic... Inside the dark room is a barely visible little...

Dated: January 06, 2015

Collateral show ‘Janela’ offers glimpses into shared histories of Kerala and Goa

‘Janela: Migrating Forms and Migrating Gods’, a collateral show at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), is a window on the Museum of Goa (MoG) that artist Subodh Kerkar is setting up...

Dated: January 05, 2015

Benitha Perciyal’s fragrant sculptures a sensorial experience

In the historically redolent Pepper House, Benitha Perciyal unexpectedly encountered faith — cast in stone. One of Benitha’s installations provoked an animated response from a visitor. Describing it as a...

Dated: January 01, 2015

Sudhir Patwardhan’s work conjures a kaleidoscope of human past and future

History has fascinated Sudhir Patwardhan since his childhood. Equally science fiction has held him in thrall for long. ...

Dated: December 19, 2014

Children's Biennale Inaguration (Clint Memorial Exhibition)

Scenes from the inaugural of the Clint Memorial Exhibition mounted at the Children's Biennale held at Cosmopolitan Cult, Jew Town, Mattacherry, on Dec 16, 2014....

Dated: December 16, 2014

Politicians and bureaucrats who control art have never played with colours

In a chat with Creative Brands, artist and sculptor Balan Nambiar says for art to flourish administrators, teachers and artists need to revisit attitudes to help foster a culture of...

Dated: December 15, 2014

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