Home as Studio
by Sudhir Patwardhan
Published in ‘Family Fiction’ exhibition catalogue, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai and Lalit kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2011
The work presented in this exhibition marks a change in course for me. Stories about people continue to be the main focus, but the source of these stories has changed. My last exhibitionread more
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 representationsread more
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?
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. Sixtyread more
City of the Soul
by Gieve Patel
‘As above, so below’
- Hermetic axiom
‘All that is yonder is also Here.’
‘Whatever is here, that is There.
Whatever is There, that again is here.’
The paths that lead from theread more
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 fixedread more