Move over Qutub Minar and India Gate, this neighbourhood artist paints Delhi dipped in nostalgia

Published on Dec 06, 2021

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Our minds are saturated with the traditional images of Delhi city, comprising of Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India gate etc. But, can Delhi be defined by something more than its well-known places? Is there more to the city-life which often goes unnoticed? Aditya Raj, an artist questions the stereotypical images of Delhi city and brings out the unnoticed city-life with his painting focused on the experiences in Delhi. He paints the places in Delhi which become an unforgettable parts of life- his own and other people's. Initially Raj wanted to document the places he was familiar to and loved. Now, however Raj wants to "document Delhi through other people's eyes too."

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