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A Radiant Ode to the Sacred City Banaras

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Medium : Acrylic On Canvas
Dimension : 12"/12" inches
A Radiant Ode to the Sacred City Banaras Rich hues of saffron and gold burst forth from my canvas, illuminating an awe-inspiring scene - the ghats of Varanasi bathed in the warm glow of dawn. I seek to capture the divine luminosity that permeates this ancient city, the spiritual heartland of India. My brush strokes swirl and dance, evoking the chanting of Vedic hymns and the tinkling of temple bells. The many-tiered ghats come to life in vivid detail. Pilgrims descend the steps to immerse themselves in the Ganges, the river of liberation. Holy men in ochre robes meditate in shaded alcoves. Incense smoke rises from ornate shrines perched on the riverbank. My artwork pays homage to Varanasi's incomparable heritage. I paint delicate minarets and towering temple spires rising above the cityscape. The ochre walls of ashrams glow in the morning light. The people are the soul of Varanasi. I fill my canvas with the colors and costumes of this living tapestry - saffron-clad sadhus, local shopkeepers, foreign travelers. All have come to this magical place to be washed clean in the Ganges, to find peace at the Spiritual Ghats. My artwork seeks to capture the radiant spirit of Varanasi, the Luminous City. In brilliant hues and evocative details, I strive to do justice to this timeless place, this confluence of the sacred and the divine.

Country of Origin - India

ABOUT Ananda Das

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Solo Exhibition at "CHEMOULD ART GALLERY" at Kolkata, 2005.

Solo Exhibition at "OBEROI TOWERS" Mumbai, 2000.

Solo Exhibition at "Academy of Fine Arts", Kolkata, 1997, 2002 & 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010,2013.

Solo Exhibition at "Standard Charterd Grindlays Bank", Kolkata, 2002 - 2010.

Solo Exhibition at "ING VYSYA BANK", Kolkata, 2003, 2004.

Solo Exhibition at “TAJ BENGAL’’ at Kolkata, 2007, 2008. Solo Exhibition at ‘’NEOKALA ART GALLERY’’, Gujarat 2011.

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