A rainforest in a city4 min read 22 Jul 2016, 10:02 AM IST
Senaka Senanayake's tropical foliage uncovers the destruction wrought by urban living
The warm rays of the sun lend a luminous glow to the curling banana leaves on one canvas; on another, butterflies, painted in a coruscating kaleidoscope of colours, are perched on vibrant flowers. Looking at these works, it is hard to believe that during his early years at Yale in the US, where he studied art and architecture from 1968-72, Senaka Senanayake used to paint images of suffering and sadness.
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