Chennai: Art Houz will showcase Vijay Pichumani latest artwork in the exhibition – ‘Naan Yaar’(Who Am I) at Art Houz, Chennai. This exhibition will feature a series of artworks that are inspired by the artist’s exploration of the self and personal identity. Chief guest Nawabzada Mohammed Asif Ali, Dewan to the Prince of Arcot, will inaugurate the exhibition, with Dr Ashrafi S. Bhagat, an Art Historian, Critic and Curator, serving as the guest of honour.
‘Naan Yaar’ (Who Am I) is an invitation to explore the concept of self-identity through art. Vijay Pichumani’s artwork delves into the inner workings of the human psyche. It will offer a unique and thought-provoking experience for visitors, inviting them to contemplate their relationship with the natural world and the impact they have on it.
Please join us for the exhibition opening on 31st March 2023 at 6.00 p.m. where you will have the opportunity to meet the artist and gain insights into his creative process.
Vijay Pichumani is a Chennai based young, talented and a versatile artist, whose works foregrounds a strong connect with Gaia the mother earth or nature. He started his artistic career with a BFA and an MFA from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai. His almost meteoric rise saw global recognition when he won the 56th National Award for Woodcut Print in 2015.
Vijay concepts and ideas originate in nature as reflection of art created by a powerful supreme being, with whom he finds a resonance, thus allowing him to draw out parallels between man, humanity and nature. The origin of this approach and ideas nevertheless was the consequences of his upbringing and early part of life spent in a small village in Kanyakumari district in South India.