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Sadanam K Harikumar: The Sculpting of a Multifaceted Artist

Sadanam K Harikumar: The Sculpting of a Multifaceted Artist

Terracotta sculptures have been of increasing interest to musician-dancer-lyricist Sadanam K Harikumar. A take on the all-round artist who won a Kerala Lalithakala Akademi honour recently. The schoolboy spent his leisurely hours with pot-makers, trying to mould small figures from clay. Then, into his thirties, Sadanam K Harikumar resumed that aesthetic engagement. This time, too,...

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M S Gopalakrishnan: An Avant-garde Musician

M S Gopalakrishnan: An Avant-garde Musician

Equally competent in Hindustani and Carnatic genres, violin maestro M S Gopalakrishnan is one among the very few violinists in India who mastered western bowing and fingering technique. January 3 was the eighth death anniversary of the violin celebrity M S Gopalakrishnan. MSG, as he was fondly called, strode like a colossus for more than...

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