“Fascination with form” is a phrase that has been resonating in my head ever since our art correspondent Jigna explored the nuances of godliness in art. On deeper thought, aren’t we kind of attuned to this fascination for form; especially since appreciation/non-appreciation kicks off from visual appeal?
Prior to delving into the merits of design, we tend to get judgemental about what meets the eye. Our discussion threads and reader comments veer from appreciation to appal. But this is what art n design is all about. Subjectivity.
Enjoy our features – Buddha as art; Japanese architectural tenets and the home grown Indian traditional dwelling.
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