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June 22, 2016

Experience The Beauty Of Letters And Spirits With Three Artists

Text by Huzan Tata

Experience the graphic brilliance of text through art in this group show

Brush strokes create works of art, but words – and text – are artistic innovations too. In a show that celebrates the magic of text as an art form, three artists come together to showcase their graphic beauty. From using them as symbolic elements to deconstructing them in the pages of books, each artist approaches text in their own distinct style…but all their creations highlight the intricacy and inherent artistry of textual characters. You’ll never look at words the same way again.

Artist Profiles

Saubiya Chasmawala is a recipient of the Nasreen Mohamedi Scholarship Award and has interned with artist Anupam Chakraborty in paper-making at the Nirupama Akademi, Kolkata. She lives and works in Voadodara.

Youdhisthir Maharjan, based in New Hampshire, has a masters in fine arts from the University of Idaho. His works have been showcased at several international exhibitions, and he was a participant at the India Art Fair 2016.

Muzzumil Ruheel was born in Lahore and graduated from Beaconhouse National University in 2009 with a degree in visual arts.  Represented by Pakistan’s Canvas Gallery, Ruheel has participated in several international exhibitions. He was also part of the Abhisaran JSW Residency, a collateral event of the Kochi Muziris Biennale (2014).

In Letter And Spirit is on display at Tarq, Mumbai (F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, Apollo Bunder, Colaba) until July 2, 2016.

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