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Whatever is Here | Oil on canvas, 84" x 107.5"Arpita
2011

  1. 1Ancient and medieval wars were known for cavalry and frontal attack with swords and spears, but war in today’s times as the painting suggests, war is fought here, there and everywhere.
  2. 2While reporting to the blind king Dhritrashtra, Sanjay’s plight is that the war is not fought merely on land, but in the skies and the sea as well and he is using the binoculars to look into the distant sky as jet planes drop bombs that leave smoke trails
  3. 3Do not miss out the force of the bodies in movement marching forward contrasted against the helpless and still bodies of the widowed women.