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In Conversation with Sudhir Patwardhan

by  Nadia Nooreyezdan

The artist discusses his retrospective ‘Walking Through Soul City,’ at the NGMA. Mumbai.

Walking Through Soul City, Sudhir Patwardhan: A Retrospective spans five decades of the artist’s expansive oeuvre across 200 works, from his early socialist reflections to representations

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Mumbai: Endless City

by  Gayatri Sinha

Gayatri Sinha: You came to Bombay in the early 1970’s?

Sudhir Patwardhan: I came to Bombay in 1974 from Poona after I finished medical college.

GS: What was the encounter with the city like? Was the dominant impression one of rampant growth or was it one of the power of the city?

SP:

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Sudhir Patwardhan's Spectres: The artist comes to terms with the perils within

by  Manik Sharma

Published in the Firstpost, 19 November 2017

There comes a point in every man’s life, usually after he is past a certain age, that he turns his gaze inward. Artists aren’t independent of the ageing process, they are merely in a better position than most to express and contemplate it. Sixty

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City of the Soul

by  Gieve Patel

‘As above, so below’

- Hermetic axiom

‘All that is yonder is also Here.’

- Plotinus

‘Whatever is here, that is There.

Whatever is There, that again is here.’

- Kathopanishad

The paths that lead from the

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Citing the City

by  Jitish Kallat

Drawing from Life

Within the art school studio, the human body is put under intense scrutiny in a typical figure drawing class. The model strikes a pose against a blank backdrop, usually for a stipulated period of time. Professional studio models hardly move, they keep their eyes fixed

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