MEET THE ARTIST

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

click to enlarge

0

Dakshayani Lingamoorthy

Painting

'+1(917) 935-9954

 Artist County

Add Studio to Itinerary

Hailing from the coastal town of Chennai in southern India the beach has been a strong attraction and an integral part of my life. All my childhood outings were to the beach especially because we boasted of Asia’s longest shoreline . The shores offered so much play area with friends and families during the summer months and also a great setting to watch unending sunrises and moon risings .

The fishing villages along the coasts had their own characteristics with the varying flora and Fauna that only tropical parts can provide.

So I set off to do a series of boats on the coastal area of different parts of Chennai starting from the very north to the southernmostTip of the peninsula which is Kanyakumari .

The work titled “ fishing boats of southern india “ in acrylic on canvas was done during the pandemic when boats were all in their own lockdown in the town of kaasimedu in northern chennai .

The closeness of the boats provided an intrinsic pattern and the numerous accessories a grandeur that so commanded me to plot down each and every one of them . The small boats in the foreground along with the big boats in the background altogether presented a message in life that big or small in a pandemic like this we are all in the same situation of just “ being”

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom