Category Archives: Rohini Devasher

Seed, by Rohini Devasher, 2004. Charcoal, acrylic, colour
pencil, oil pastel, wood; 245 x 457 cm. “Seed” is the first of several wall drawings that explore landscape as a living entity. Through the process of the drawing, done on site over three months, the relationship between the drawing and the forms from which it is derived is gradually blurred. The curve of the wall further heightens the sense of being engulfed, of being destabilized.

MARG MAGAZINE: ROHINI DEVASHER

This article was first published in The Weight of a Petal: Ars Botanica, edited by Sita Reddy, Mumbai: Marg, Vol. 70, No. 2, December 2018–March 2019.   Rohini Devasher …for that which we imagine must be either something already seen or a … Continue reading

Rohini Devasher’s ‘Parts Unknown: Making The Familiar Strange’. Robert Vinas Jr./Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York

INDIAN ARTISTS REACH FOR THE STARS – BENITA FERNANDO

9 November, 2018 – Livemint “Indian artists reach for the stars with telescopes, domestic objects and lost constellations, Indian contemporary art takes a shot at cosmic phenomena and astronomy. After chasing eclipses across the country, artist Rohini Devasher travelled to … Continue reading

Amitesh Shrivastava, Rub (2018). Courtesy: Project 88, Mumbai

EVERYTHING YOU MISSED FROM NEW YORK’S EDITION OF THE FRIEZE ART FAIR 2018 – SHARMISTHA RAY

6 May, 2018 – ELLE “Art requires leisurely stretches of time to just look, feel and think, so an art fair isn’t exactly the place to engage with art. But the best art fairs like Frieze can provide moments of … Continue reading

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ALL EYES SET ON FRIEZE – AVANTIKA BHUYAN

27 April, 2018 – Live Mint “In May, 190 of the world’s best galleries will converge on to Randall’s Island Park in New York, with a gigantic, translucent tent transforming into a hub for cutting-edge contemporary art. And sharing space … Continue reading

Prajakta’ Potnis “Capsule II,” print on Hahnemulhe archival paper, 94 x 152 cm, 2012

DOCUMENTING THE AGE OF ANTHROPOCENE – TEJAL PANDEY

16 March, 2018 – The Hindu “While Rohini Devasher and Reena Kallat both provide viewers with intriguing modifications and perspectives to the current world we inhabit, Prajakta Potnis examines temporary man-made worlds like airports and malls that we often escape … Continue reading