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South Asian / Indian Art, Illustration, Graphic Design & Typography. Formerly at eyeburfi.tumblr.com. Twitter: @eyeburfi.

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Votive terracotta from Molela, Rajasthan. Via Expo Adivasi Art 

Votive terracotta from Molela, Rajasthan. Via Expo Adivasi Art 

Kalighat Kali (Brass Sculpture)

Kalighat Kali (Brass Sculpture)

The Bigfoot Project: A video documentation of artwork created by Bruno Levy in Kathmandu, Nepal, 2011 (via bruno levy)

Behind the Scenes: Indian artist Ranjani Shettar on her installation at the MoMA’s On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century. Via MoMAvideos

Sopheap Pich (b. 1971, Cambodia), Buddha (from ‘1979′ series) 2009, Rattan, wire, dye. Via Queensland Art Gallery

Sopheap Pich (b. 1971, Cambodia), Buddha (from ‘1979′ series) 2009, Rattan, wire, dye. Via Queensland Art Gallery

To Reflect an Intimate Part of The Red, Anish Kapoor, 1981. Via Indian Contemporary Art.
Kapoor’s pigment pieces were influenced by familar Indian sights: roadside shrines, temple domes and the piles of pigment sold outside places of worship for use in rituals.  In the artist’s words, "With the early powder pieces, one of the things I was trying to do was to arrive at something which was as if unmade, as if self-manifested, as if there by its own volition…The objects seem to be coming out of the ground or the wall, the powder defining a surface, implying that there is something below the surface…"

To Reflect an Intimate Part of The Red, Anish Kapoor, 1981. Via Indian Contemporary Art.

Kapoor’s pigment pieces were influenced by familar Indian sights: roadside shrines, temple domes and the piles of pigment sold outside places of worship for use in rituals.  In the artist’s words, "With the early powder pieces, one of the things I was trying to do was to arrive at something which was as if unmade, as if self-manifested, as if there by its own volition…The objects seem to be coming out of the ground or the wall, the powder defining a surface, implying that there is something below the surface…"

'Stained', enamel on wood. By Pakistani artist Simeen Farhat. Via Xerxes Art.
Artist and academic Simeen Farhat was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1968. Her multi-media works use the forms of the Arabic script and allegorical references to Persian and Urdu poetry.
 
'Stained', enamel on wood. By Pakistani artist Simeen Farhat. Via Xerxes Art.
Artist and academic Simeen Farhat was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1968. Her multi-media works use the forms of the Arabic script and allegorical references to Persian and Urdu poetry.
 
Masnavi in Black, wood sculpture by Pakistani artist Simeen Farhat. Via TheSmartestFish

Masnavi in Black, wood sculpture by Pakistani artist Simeen Farhat. Via TheSmartestFish

Photograph of Buddha sculpture by Gonkar Gyatso, taken in the artist’s studio. Via Alegria

Photograph of Buddha sculpture by Gonkar Gyatso, taken in the artist’s studio. Via Alegria