The Japanese painting style of haiku is free-flowing verse. The usage of minimal words, interspersed by minimal brushstrokes and calligraphy, helps it harness fluidity in expression. Haiku combines illustration with poetry and calligraphy complementing each other.
Check out these soulful haiku paintings by Satish Gupta and feel the subliminal quality in his artworks.
1. I Lost My Centre
When you behold a piece by Satish Gupta it is not just his work that you look at, you see poetry and it beguiles you into reading it. The ethereal quality of his early works is lucid, lyrical and profound. This painting urges you to discover your innate self.
2. Does The Wave
Does The Wave By Satish Gupta
Ever felt skeptical about making a decision? This artwork brings a feeling of association, by asking you if the wave questions its destiny before dissolving on the shore.
3. This New
This Haiku painting is much like a satire on the society; it beautifully illustrates the intrusion of boundaries which isn’t appreciated.
4. Unbind The Slave
Subtly delivering a message to let go of the grudges to relieve yourself of resentment and grievances, this artwork will fill you up with vivid imagery.
5. Before You Tear Down
Bringing back Robert Frost’s dilemma from “Mending Wall”, the artist questions the necessity of metaphorical fences in our lives. Therefore, questioning if “Good fences make good neighbours.”