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Madan Lal, an alumnus of Government College of art Chandigarh, is a gifted artist who has over the years matured and coined a unique idiom, a distinctive signature style that speaks of an irrepressible life force. His imagery is at once figurative, mysterious and communicable. In his vibrant compositions Raag, ras and naad come together. As forms and colors create perfect symphony the artist pays a celebratory ode to life, to his art. He deems “of what consequence is art, if it’s not communicable to my own people. I think there is no escaping human form the most communicable tool as also the most tangible reality known to mankind.” His works seize beauty, both inner and outer, evolving a dynamic of engaging aesthetics. His Color palette is vibrant, effervescent. Yellows, greens, orange kissed by richness of gold. Then it dramatically turns blue turquoise et al. Employing medium of acrylics in multilayered painstaking skill he creates accomplished larger than life works, and also smaller compositions. Rich colors and carefully chosen pigments, he reveals, go a long way in creating enduring art. Sharing space with metaphysical elements in this materialistic world he asserts that we recognize through words, tana bana of thoughts. Hence more recently he has started using calligraphic symbols. Otherwise too, metaphors abound in his works. He has exhibited across the country at prestigious galleries, he also has several solo and group shows to his credit. He has also displayed at Nehru Centre, London and Sweden eliciting a rave response. Several awards like AIFACS millennium, al Indian millennium have come his way. Former secretary of Punjab and Chandigarh Lalit Kala academies and now Vice Chairman, of Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademy. He is an artist who has grown in leaps and bounds. Indeed he is an artist who is slated to go all the way up to zenith.Read More View Artist Profile
By Raoul Lornie
Raoul Lornie: Let’s start with the big one, what kindled your affair with art?
Madan Lal: Art has always fascinated me. I knew it was what I wanted to do ever since I was in the second standard. My elder brother was my mentor and inspiration and his drawings inspired me for a long ti...