The Phlegmatic Physics of Fluid Art ft. Charanjeet Singh

Preface: As I researched Charanjeet Singh’s artwork and techniques, I found that he uses the Fluid Art technique of pouring liquid paint, mostly white, onto a canvas, to create “intended” accidents that usually serve as the base for his paintings. So I ended up doing a deep dive into Fluid Art and its history, trying […]

Mental Health and Art- Part 1

Mental Health has never been hidden in the world of art, it is actually quite the opposite; it has always been expressed through it. From Van Gogh’s ear cutting to Yayoi Kusama’s dotted installations and colourful sculptures “originat[ing] from hallucinations only she can see.” Even Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream,’  which is said to be inspired […]

Illusions to Ganesha’s Allusions with Babu Xavier

Babu Xavier’s Malayali roots radiate through his paintings much like his vibrant pigments. He uses a melange of media through his artworks but the two prominent ones are acrylic and watercolour. The self taught artist has had no formal training in a fine arts school other than working under Jayapal Panicker at the Cholamandal Art […]