ON JUNE 30, 2016 BY VIDYA CHATHOTHIN ART, RANDOM REFLECTIONS
I am the consequence of an inspiration; I now intend to be the source of an inspiration.’
True art always attempts to dig at the core of life and to unravel the deeper truths of life.
The Indian landscape has always been fertile ground for the fostering of creativity. With the rich diversity in its terrain and in its people, ours has been a land that has always nurtured the creative spirit. In a land that retained its contrasts, it is not surprising that the artist was never short of raw material for his art. Our artists thus dug into poverty, disease, conservatism, oppression, illiteracy, labour and the entire struggle that characterizes human life, and discovered the treasures that lay hidden in these stories of struggle. And thus, our art stood for the resilience of our souls…