Saturday, March 31, 2012

Indian-born God seeker & artist, Anil Revri explores similarities of religions

By Mark Jenkins
"Ram Darwaza 1" (2008) by Anil Revri. Private Collection
WASHINGTON, DC - Anil Revri is a God seeker. The Indian-born, Corcoran-educated artist is from a Hindu background, but the work in his “Faith and Liberation Through Abstraction” encompasses, and respects, many traditions. These “visual aids to meditation,” on display at the American University Museum, contain no images that transgress some sects’ ban on representing living creatures. Instead, they’re constructed from lines, dots and words. [link]