The art of travelling through time
New York artist Chitra Ganesh uses the walls of Mumbai's Lakeeren gallery as 'tunnels' for a multi-referential collage
Cave No.1 at Ajanta seduces you with languorous eyes and luscious women. One has a disconcerting moment thinking of monks living “monastically" surrounded by all this. Every wall of the cave has the gorgeousness of fifth-century painting, its depicted material desires imbued with the patina of time, wall painting that leaps beyond the surface centuries later, the colour in natural pigments saturating the beauty of the drawing.
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