Archive for Oil Painting

Child Marriage

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , , on August 16, 2014 by themoonstone

Medium : Oil on Canvas
Size : 20” X 24”

Farewell innocence and stay away,
They say no more shall I play.
My destiny says I am to be a wife,
A mother soon and bound for life.

Child Marraige

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Life of Pipe

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , on February 2, 2014 by themoonstone

A painting depicting poverty and contrasting lives.
Innumerable people have nothing but a pipe to call their home…A view from their lives.

18″ X 24 ”
Oil on Canvas

Life Of Pipe

Duality

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , on October 6, 2013 by themoonstone

Duality
Oil on Canvas
18″ X 24″

Apathy

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , on September 1, 2013 by themoonstone

Socket less masks all around;
Not one to lend a helping hand.
Voyeuristic and curious – they leer
But none to staunch the blood or wipe a tear.

Oil on Canvas
20″ X 24″

Apathy

Female Infanticide

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , on August 22, 2013 by themoonstone

Death issues forth through callous strings;
A soundless wail rents the air.
A life un-lived mocks at you,
Piercing the balance on which you stand.

Oil on Canvas, 12″ X 16″
Female Infanticide

Visions in White

Posted in Figurative, Oil with tags , on August 12, 2013 by themoonstone

Oil on Canvas. 18″ X 24″
Visions in White

Violated

Posted in Oil, Thematic with tags , on July 4, 2013 by themoonstone

This painting was the focus piece in my exhibition held in Cochin a month back. I felt most strongly connected to this one and while I inherently feel that a painting needs to speak for itself, after listening to a lot of viewers wanting to hear my thoughts on it, I penned down some lines which could point the viewer in the right direction.

Oil on Canvas. 20″ X 24″

Violated

 

“Broken and barren,my remains strewn
A fury burns deep within,
Alive yet I am lifeless,
I am the witness, I am the Violated.”