Arjun H Das – A portfolio of a photographer

Arjun H Das hails from Palakkad, Kerala. During a talk with OpenArt he talks about his passion to photography and shares his portfolio with us . And here goes about this budding photographer. He carries his camera wherever he goes and photographs those things that catches his eye at the right time and circumstances. He […]

Amrita Sher-Gil : Indian Frida Kahlo

One of the most talented painters ever to have graced the Indian soil, Amrita Shergil was an artist beyond compare. Though she lived for just 28 short years, she left an indelible mark on the history of contemporary Indian art. Amrita  Sher-Gil  was sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo. Born to a Punjabi Sikh father […]

Indian Maestro – Nasreen Mohamedi

A life on the lines… Nasreen Mohamedi (Karachi, 1937 – Baroda, 1990) was one of the first Indian artists to embrace abstraction, moving away from the more conventional doctrines  of Indian modern art in the early decades of the 20th century. She chose non-figuration, an artistic practice marginalised at that time by independent India, which […]

Meet Dr Ullas G Kalappura, the passionate photographer

Dr. Ullas G Kalappura is an avid photographer and a travel enthusiast based in Kerala. His areas of interest include nature, travel, street and macro photography. In 2012, he became the winner of state level photography contest held by the Kerala state Biodiversity Board. He was one among the eight photographers from Kerala who got shortlisted […]

How differently an artist thinks?

Even though art and artists existed ever since the dawn of civilizations the concept of artistic work as an object of beauty, and artists as a rare individual gifted with the talents to create such beautiful objects is a rather later development.  This can be understood when we try to learn the motives behind the […]

Indian Maestro – K.G. Subramanyan

KG Subramanyan, who died in Baroda on 29th June 2016 at the age of 92, was one of India’s most senior artists, working with diverse media and materials, and exhibiting extensively both within and outside the country. Painter, sculptor, muralist, K G Subramanyan was born in a village in north Kerala in 1924. While studying economics […]