Shooting a portrait of an artist can be a tricky thing. It goes without saying that it cannot simply be a picture of how the artist looks like but mainly needs to say who he or she is, or at least give us some directions and hints. This is of course true for any portrait [...]
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The growing middle class is the face of the Indian upswing. Excellently trained, ready to perform and happy to consume, the young social climbers liberate themselves from the burden of the past. But what do they believe in? What do they dream about? What keeps them going? These are the opening lines for the feature [...]
I recently had the pleasure of meeting and photographing two of Delhi’s most famous artists, Jatin Das and Anjolie Ela Menon, on an assignment for The Wall Street Journal. Jatin Das, born in 1941 in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa, is acclaimed for his dynamic human figures. He also has a unique collection of over 5000 hand fans. See the article [...]