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Street Photography || Johnny Mobasher: Images from Urban Space

She turns, mouth agape, surprised in the process of taking a photograph of herself, while, simultaneously, an image is taken of her by an out-of-frame photographer. The shades-wearing woman turning surprised toward the image-taker like a startled hare caught in the blinding light of a

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson In a life no short of moments that are worth a spot in an engaging highlight reel of his times, Henri Cartier-Bresson (August

Retrospective || Sunil Das (1939-2015)

I do a sketch before I start painting. I always struggle with colours and shapes, until they fall to desired pattern. Like a music conductor, I summon all my music instruments to play and orchestrate an aesthetic unit out of various experiences. – Sunil Das

Retrospective || Noriyoshi Ohrai (1935-2015)

As far as the grave matter of inspiration is concerned, Japanese illustrator Noriyoshi Ohrai has carved a neat niche for himself for being the definitive influence on several generations of artists in the 30 odd years he has been a driving force in international art