KAB 2024

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Dimensions: 91.5 x 122 cm
Year: 2023

About the Art

From the day we were born until the day we die; we experience an infinity of sights, yet capture but a few glances. A glance is literally a flicker of a second but a lifetime of memory. We fantasize about that glance to what could have been and we smile a secret gentle smile. A glance, though a sparkle, fantasizes a kaleidoscope of possibilities. We may turn that glance to an intense stare, or choose to shy away, sensing unknown, undesirable consequences.

This masterpiece depicts preadolescent Krishna glancing at the youthful Radha. As the legendary love story goes, the next time they meet would be when Radha dies in the arms of Krishna. They sacrificed their love for each other for the greater good. For if Krishna had stayed back, he would have not killed his evil uncle, Kansa, nor have married 16,108 wives or even battled the great war of Mahabharata.

Every present moment in our life offers a plethora of possibilities. It is we who make the choice from the options offered. As such, Karma is the result of our choices.

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