“How rich art is, if one can only remember what one has seen, one is never empty of thoughts or truly lonely, never alone.”, wrote Van Gogh to his brother Theo in one of his letters. A recent visitor to Varanasi bought a painting to carry a place with her, in a form best representing the Egyptian art.
"The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas", remarked Edvard Munch, the great Norwegian painter. A recent visitor to Varanasi feels the same. She is from Norway as well. Theme is important but so are colors.
Ashish Saxena, a senior IT executive, shares his experience of how his son's interest in art has encouraged him to get intimate with paintings? Fascinating stuff, this is.
Art is different for every eye it meets. Let's find out what's art for actor/director Nandita Das.
We met Nandita at Jashn-e-Rekhta, and asked her if she has ever bought a painting and why?