Art Heritage is exhibiting “Landscapes of Memory and Experience”, an online solo exhibition of artist Kavita Jaiswal
The exhibition “Landscapes of Memory and Experience” showcases a broad spectrum of Kavita Jaiswal’s works ranging from embossed etchings done in the early 2000s to more recent acrylic ink paintings on a variety of specialty papers.
Her latest work is extremely febrile, diaphanous and delicate where she simply creates just markings. Ink on paper has gradually evolved as her chosen medium and the one most suited to her
minimalist evocations. Jaiswal utilizes papers of various thicknesses and transparencies, treating them as an organic space that interacts with the mixed media placed upon them.
Kavita Jaiswal, Landscapes of Memory and Experience III, Acrylic Ink, Washi paper and pen on Arches acid free paper, 30 x 20 in. Image Courtesy – Art Heritage and Kavita Jaiswal
Kavita Jaiswal began her journey as an artist in the 1980s – Working initially with mostly recognisable forms for several years, gradually abstraction became the matrix of her work. An artist
who has worked with several media and has expressed herself in the still as well as the moving image in drawings, paintings, artist books, photography and video, Jaiswal continues on her quest of over 30 years, each time engaging with her search for what it is that makes everything ‘happen’.
Kavita Jaiswal, Zephyr III, Pen and ink on black Somerset paper, 44 x 30 in. Image Courtesy – Art Heritage and Kavita Jaiswal
Thematicaly, she explores the inner world of thought that exists between the states of sleep and wakening, as well as, somnolent meditative states. The sayings of Rumi, Hafiz and Mooji feature as calligraphic motifs in her work, while Nature and the vastness of the cosmos allow her to see herself as an infinitesimal spec in it, and not necessarily an individual tied to time and place. In several works, lines flow along the paper’s surface appearing and disappearing as though out of the void, in never-ending zen tangled formations representing the life force in its endless motion.
The Mariners' Tales II, 2020 Acrylic Ink, Washi Paper and pen on Fabriaano paper, 20 x 30 in. Image Courtesy – Art Heritage and Kavita Jaiswal
Art Heritage is showcasing abstract works of artist Kavita Jaiswal to a global audience online through the digital platform The Art Platform India.
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