January 21, 2010

Art with a heart

Went and splurged at the Dastkar Haat at Kalakshetra on just one item- got a black and white large Kawad katha- one side Krishnaleela and the other side Ramayana

The artist recalled my request of two years ago and got in touch over phone. He moved me ( manipulated me some say at home) by saying he refused to sell this piece in Dilli and in Bangalore where he exhibited his works recently.

You may recall I had bought a small typically colourful Kavad last time. This one is B& W but the stories it tells are full of colour- detailed and clear.
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For those of you in a position to visit, there is:
The Mylapore fest,
The Dhrupad fest and
The equestrian show at OMR

4 comments:

starry eyed said...

So you'll be putting it up in your new Bangalore home then :)

ChoxBox said...

you should be called 'time out chennai'.

C's loss, B's gain :) come soon.

MindfulMeanderer said...

Share the pic plssss :)
N sorry, but can u please cast ur vote again? this time I added the poll widget in the side bar. thanks.

Artnavy said...

starry- yes

chox- that title for blore is shared between u, poppy, abha and starry

so i will come there and get oriented by you four

will do shruti