Madurai I

Madurai I

One of a series of paintings made in 2012 on a theme of Hindu cosmology. Red is the colour of Shiva the god of consciousness and organisation. White is the colour of his consort, Shakti, the god of energy. Their union is required to bring the cosmos into existence. Many of the temples in Southern India (Madurai and elsewhere) are decorated with red and white stripes.
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76cm x 56cm; 30in x 22in
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oil on 300gsm paper

Madurai I

One of a series of paintings made in 2012 on a theme of Hindu cosmology. Red is the colour of Shiva the god of consciousness and organisation. White is the colour of his consort, Shakti, the god of energy. Their union is required to bring the cosmos into existence. Many of the temples in Southern India (Madurai and elsewhere) are decorated with red and white stripes.
Ref:
Date:
Size
76cm x 56cm; 30in x 22in
Medium
oil on 300gsm paper