Books are certainly the most peculiar facet of the human civilization of our planet. Indeed not all galaxies may have such civilizations inhabiting them. Yet Love as we know is truly universal. This ensemble of 21 charcoal renderings from Mumbiram’s prolific repertoire is about Books, Love, Love of Books and Books of Love.
Book Readers and Books are a recurring theme in Mumbiram’s paintings. The ensemble titled: “Book Readers, Love on the Gutenberg Galaxy” captures the noble and global ideals that inspire this exceptional artist. Love is the constitutional rasa in Mumbiram’s poems as well as paintings. In the Book Readers ensemble we see book reading as a very intimate sentimental experience, a blissful amorous happening that is ecstatic to all, crossing all cultural, ethnic or age barriers. Every one of the Book Readers brings out a new meaning and a different magic to the contribution of books to our civilization. The elegant simple lines of the artist conjure a variety of emotional, and romantic situations that we all are familiar with. Far from being redundant, the titles along with the paintings lead one to noble heights of realization that summon ecstatic memories and déjà vus. Here Books and Book Readers have a distinct angelic aura.
This catalogue includes various other artworks by Mumbiram. All together they reveal the literary artist, that he is. It includes Mumbiram’s ‘Manifesto of Personalism‘, which has been published first in the 80s, as also a selection of Mumbiram’s ‘In his own words‘, giving deep insights into the creative process of a Rasa Artist and the aesthetic perceptions of society.
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