Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2015)
Water in contemporary Indian art
Author(s): Anantdeep Grewal
Abstract: Along with being the most important source of life on earth, water has also played an important role in manâ€™s creative journey. Artists have time and again represented water in their works and even today water surfaces in art works around the world. The contemporary artists of India have used water and its image in their paintings sculptures and also installations. My aim in writing this paper is to identify the works of some of the leading contemporary artist of India in which water has been used as an important part of the installation. I will also be analyzing these works according to the use of water in them, trying to understand the versatility of its artistic use.