Just as life is what you witness it to be, the way it plays out in front of you, such are the paintings of this magnificent artist. His value for original shades stands firm where he shows it like is in every work of art. Welcome to the collection of Thota Vaikuntam at Archer. We’ll take you through his achievements and the idealistic belief system that displays strokes of his unwavering love for Indian culture.
Thota Vaikuntam was born in Andhra Pradesh and studied at the college of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad. In 1971, he won the Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowship that made way for him to study at the M.S. University, Baroda.
Vaikuntam’s artworks have a sense of strength rooted within each stroke. There is a power that exudes a majestic influence, graced by his controlled lines with the finer strokes of expertise. Vaikuntam typically uses primary colours. His sense of refraining from composite shades stems from the fact that they do not exist in nature and are therefore unnatural.
Thota Vaikuntam further explains that primary colours give a sense of character and depth to...