Saturday, September 24, 2016

'Nature Squared'

This video is about the making of a series of paintings that I've named 'NATURE SQUARED'. In these works I've tried to approximate the brilliant visual balance that nature has in effortless abundance. The square is a powerful and masculine form that is both a challenge to balance visually but which when balanced can speak with great authority and depth

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Farewell Lok Sabha TV

My piece in OUTLOOK in which I explain the sequence of events that led to my exit from Lok Sabha TV...

Read full article HERE

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Materializing Thought

I have always loved the stone jaalis of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Primarily am fascinated by the patterns they make with light.. Furthering this fascination I made an X-ray work called 'Trapped in Air'. In this work I used jaali designs on red acrylic sheets. But the struggle was to make the stone jaali fluid... into something that could show movement. This thinking led to tranferring the jaali design on to cloth (yellow denim in this case). And thus was born this gorgeous screen that hangs in my drawing room like a piece of architecture from another time

Dhiraj Singh © 2015