‘Enticing Pichwais’ by Suvigya Sharma, Jaipur. INDIA
‘Enticing Pichwais’ is an epic saga highlighting the Hindu pantheon and its timeless grace that sets the foundation for the aesthetics of modern contemporary art, worldwide. Suvigya is reputed to be one of the world’s most disciplined miniature artists to have practiced traditional fine miniature art under the lineage of his father, the legendary Fine Artist Mr. R. K. Sharma, descending from the masters of Nathdwara ShailiMiniature paintings. Practicing miniature art since his childhood, Suvigya has been mastering Pichwai for more than two decades.
A collection of 153 artworks representing the 2000 year old art form incorporated in Refined Tanjore's, Pichwai's & Miniature Paintings, it’s renowned asthe most valuable personal art pieces, alluring residences of the elite and globally respectable families, including Hon. PM Shri Narendra Modi ji.
This year brings to the fore, artworks of Shrinathii'scontemporary Pichwai along with the 3 Dimensional Govardhan Parvat- a celebratory reminiscence depicting the supernatural act of Lord Krishna's 8th avatar of Lord Vishnu,lifting the Govardhan Parvat for 7 days and nights. As the God of Heavens Indra calls Samavartaka clouds of devastation, to lash upon Vrindavan with torrents of rain and thunderstorms, causing extensive floods that would destroy the livelihood of the inhabitants.
The depiction of Pichwai is made on ‘Elfh’, a patented mineral based composition, which is a great substitute for Elephant Tusk or Ivory, thereby prohibiting the use of natural bones. Painted in freshly prepared vegetable dyes, gilded in 24 carat gold is reinstating the disciplines of “Partaash kaKaam” meaning the ‘Art of Tolerance’ as this technique is meticulously practiced under a Magnifying glass. The artworks curated into masterpieces through 8 years of dedicated practice leave art connoisseurs in a state of sheer magnificence!
We invite you to witness the narrative of the supernatural phenomenon of creating these exquisite masterpieces by Suvigya Sharma.
‘Enticing Pichwais’ by Suvigya Sharma, Jaipur
12th - 23rd October @ Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Bajaj Bhawan. Nariman Point.