In an exclusive interview with MAP, the award-winning artist Tallur L.N. discusses his video work Interference, as well as the influences, interests and references that inform his practice more broadly.
Although unique in their approach, material and process, their predilection to constantly engage with and represent the living spaces and built environment they inhabit in their artworks ties the two artists, Atul Dodiya and Asim Waqif, together.
Among the 107 awardees of the Padma Shri this year is the acclaimed Bhil artist, Bhuri Bai. This honourable recognition of Bhuri Bai’s extraordinary journey as an indigenous artist and her contribution to the genre is timely and significant.
MAP's latest talk with Ganesh Shivaswamy, an important scholar and collector of Ravi Varma prints, traced the evolution of the popular aesthetic in India, from Raja Ravi Varma to S.M. Pandit, to Raghuvir Mulgaonkar.
Jagdish Swaminathan was instrumental in bringing folk and tribal art from the mud huts of rural India to the living rooms of its busy cities - two of them being Gond-Pardhan artist Jangarh Singh Shyam and Bhil artist Bhuri Bai. But who was Swaminathan and what was his significance?
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