The award-winning Indian-American artist Bhanu Palam will exhibit a dedicated collection of works, entitled 'Infinite Sentiments', at the international art fair Art Bahrain Beyond Borders, which will be held at the International Exhibition and Convention Center in Bahrain from 22-26 March 2017. This is the first time that these works will ever have been exhibited outside of India.
The artist is very much influenced by Astronomy and Cosmology, and this central theme forms the basis of much of her work. One can see the astrological wheel of the zodiac and the vastness of the universe reflected in the delicate swirls of her paintbrush. With colour, she injects emotion and personality, revealing the deep connection between the universe and human nature that has existed for millennia.
It is widely recognised that Ancient Mesopotamia, in modern day Iraq, was one of the three key regions that led the way in the development of astronomy.
“The Middle East was the birthplace of astronomy,” – says the artist – “and so I felt an instant kinship with the area and decided that it was the ideal place to launch my new collection.”