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The artist’s first solo exhibition at David Zwirner, London, absorbs us into single, intimate moments By Tom Morton While Mahesh Baliga’s paintings often linger on the quotidian – hotel reception desks, drowsy zoo animals, frozen desserts – they nevertheless feel …

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By Cleo Roberts-Komireddi Mahesh Baliga’s small-scale paintings in casein tempera are like pages from a story book. In vivid colour, Baliga renders scenes from his surroundings in Vadodara, India, transforming otherwise overlooked details into visual poetry. On the occasion of …

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Titled ‘Drawn to Remember’, the exhibition explores the pain of the pandemic, while showing glimmers of hope, healing and rebirth of a new world By Gautami Reddy Flowering Self, 2022. Photo: Courtesy of David Zwirner. In Mahesh Baliga’s paintings, his inner …

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Mahesh Baliga – interview: ‘Collected sorrow becomes my work. My work is autobiographical’ As his first solo show outside India takes place at David Zwirner in London, Baliga explains why pain and suffering, both his and that of others, are …

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By Gayatri Rangachari Shah The Vadodara-based artist–whose work is on display at David Zwirner in London–tells us about painting from memory and how inspiration is found in daily moments that resonate with him emotionally “I start with an emotion that …

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