Gouache on Paper

Untitled (Kerala Flood)

This composition is a 2018 ‘Untitled’ work in gouache on Japanese paper by Dibin K. Thilakan (b. 1989).  Created after the catastrophic 2018 Kerala floods, Dibin Thilakan’s painting obscures boundaries between land and water. The floods caused widespread displacement and damage across the state. While he highlights the helplessness of the average citizen awaiting relief… Read more »

The Last Supper

A pioneering Indian modernist, Jamini Roy sought inspiration from tribal Indian design, Kalighat paintings and the art of the Santhal community. He was also moved by Byzantine art and much of his later works, especially those with Christian themes, betray this influence. Many of Roy’s Christ paintings narrated the episode of The Last Supper, a Biblical event in which Jesus shared a final meal with his apostles before the crucifixion.