Brushes and Backwaters | Verve Magazine
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January 13, 2015

Brushes and Backwaters

Text by Huzan Tata

Paresh Maity’s latest artworks take you on a journey through Kerala

Capturing what is called ‘God’s Own Country’ on canvas, acclaimed contemporary artist Paresh Maity presents an exhibition of watercolour paintings titled An Enchanting Journey in Kerala. The artist, who will mark his 70th solo exhibition with this show, has depicted his experience in the Southern state using warm colours and imagery of waters, animals and scenery that Kerala is known for.

5 Questions with the artist, Paresh Maity

  1. Artistic motivations “My senses, my life, art and joy of beauty, and also aesthetics.”
  2. Inspirations “Nature and people from anywhere and everywhere.”
  3. On the wall at home “Any artists whose artworks and lives inspire me.”
  4. Concerns that find a place in your art “Peace, harmony and beauty.”
  5. If not an artist you would be…“Musician, as music is also a form of art which I am very fond of and love to listen to.”

An Enchanting Journey in Kerala is on display at Hyatt Ahmedabad (Near Vastrapur Lake,Vastrapur), until January 26, 2015.

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