Jogen Chowdhury: Pastel, Pen and Paper
Drawing from a dynamic perception, Jogen Chowdhury’s art is an intricate collection of carefully stitched lines. Both provocative and pacifying, his suite at the India Art Fair was a delight that irked sensibilities and refreshed perspectives, writes Uma Nair.
Pastel and paper—the oldest tools in the art world become instruments of iconic birth in the hands of a highly skilled draughtsman; and, anatomy is his strong point. Jogen Chowdhury, the artist who lives in the tropical environs of Shantiniketan, stunned art lovers with his suite of works at the Sanchit Art Booth at the India Art Fair this year.