From the Collection

  “To be drunk and sober, not in different moments, but at once in the same moment—this is the secret of true poetry…” – Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling “And what is true of poetry is also true of art.” – Mulk Raj Anand “Through the presentation of his feelings and ideas there emerges a styleContinue reading “From the Collection”

From the Collection

Quoting from Vivan Sundaram: Engine Oil and Charcoal: Works on Paper 1991, ‘Who is the victim sacrificed? “The soldier of Babylon,” blown to bits, identified only by a uniformed, booted leg, or “The Akkadian King,” symbol of a vast empire, of a civilization and its glorious past. Or is it “The Land of the Euphrates,” fertileContinue reading “From the Collection”

From the Collection

  “What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity – and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental–worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which providesContinue reading “From the Collection”