The art of repetition3 min read . Updated: 01 Mar 2014, 12:11 AM IST
Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz uses familiar, everyday images to create deeply personal art
In evoking the unknown, artists through the ages have resorted to symbolism and abstraction, either in imagining a higher order or in bringing order to their imagination. Repetition and scale have been the interpretative tools—an added eye, an added fish may indicate a culture or location. Civilizations distilled influences, carried them through the ages in variant iterations; today, contemporary renderings constantly repeat, reinterpret, reproduce these very patterns.
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