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Some musings on Art

Today, 15th April, is the birthday of Leonardo Da Vinci, one of the most innovative thinkers of all time. Hence I thought of revisiting some journeys in art, while remembering Vinci who has given the world some of the most … Continue reading

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Irregular

Going through some art movements, which I first came across when I joined the School of Fototechnik, Delhi in Sep 2005 and were later stimulated by doing sketch studies of different subjects over visits to the Tripoli Medina and the Baroque … Continue reading

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Joys of Parthasarthy Rock

  This photograph won the Second Prize in Telegraph Photography contest on the subject “Laughter”   http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/go/tag/view/blog_post/laughter?cmd=list  

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Horse Cart in Winter Fog

As part of the project to collect photographs for the Activities of Daily living I first studied the route and timing of this man, who would come every day on the roads of Outer Delhi-to Najafgarh. Then I set my … Continue reading

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Sphinx

Still Life :Studio The sonnet Ozymandias celebrates the anonymous sculptor and his artistic achievement, whilst Shelley imaginatively surveys the ruins of a bygone power to fashion a sinuous, compact sonnet spun from a traveller’s tale of far distant desert ruins. … Continue reading

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One with Beauty-Remembering Ansel Adams

“I believe in beauty. I believe in stones and water, air and soil, people and their future and their fate.” This was the personal philosophy of the great American photographer Ansel Adams whose birthday falls on February 20. He developed … Continue reading

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Some notes on Aesthetics

When we examine the different expressions of ourselves and the other
members in the project on aesthetics, it will help expand our knowledge and reflect
on our own positions.The delicacy of taste is not merely ‘the ability to detect all the ingredients in a composition’, but also our sensitivity ‘ to pains as well as pleasures’, which escape the rest of mankind.

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