Art from the Heart : Artologue in FEMINA

We never thought that the journey of Artologue will be covered by newspapers but it did. After The Hindu : Art for People’s Sake, It was the well known magazine FEMINA which did a five page photo essay on our Artologue journey. These kind of coverage affirms our belief that Art is for all. Everyone[…]

कश्मीर तो खुद ही एक पेंटिंग है

अभी हम श्रीनगर पहुंचे नहीं थे. शहर के बाहर पहली रेड लाइट पर रुके थे. बगल में रुकी स्कूटी, मोटरसाइकिल वाले कभी हमें देखते…कभी हरी बुलेट को. बायीं तरफ स्कूटी पर बैठा आदमी मुस्कुरा रहा था. हम भी मुस्कुरा दिए. बत्ती हरी हुई और हम बढ़े. स्कूटी पीछे पीछे आई…..कहां से आए हो दिल्ली से..हमने[…]

That Face on the wall smiles…

‘‘I wanted to marry the most beautiful women and I did marry the most beautiful one in the college.’’ Sudesh Gupta loves beauty and that was his only condition for marriage. It was 1978 when background of the family mattered the most in the matters of marriage. In those times marriages were said to be[…]

”I was beaten up for painting”

Thirteen year old Anil has big eyes and they are searching for something all the time. It sparked when he saw us opening the colour bag. “Aaap painting kartey ho?” (you guys paint?) he asked with glitters in his eyes. He was asked by the family we were staying with, to assist us in the[…]

”meeting people in this age is a great thing”

Amritsar was not on our painting itinerary but we painted there. The trip to Kashmir took unexpected twists and turns. We planned to do three paintings in two weeks- one in Jammu and two in Srinagar. Instead we painted one in Amritsar and two in Udhampur. That’s what happens in Travels. Isn’t it? The painting[…]