M. Balamani

Dr M. Balamani is an art historian and art critic based in Baroda. Her PhD from the Department of Art History and Aesthetics, Baroda, was on women’s rituals and practices in Telugu-speaking regions in India. She has written extensively on modern and contemporary Indian art and on social history, including the history of museums in Gujarat.

Perspectives on the life and art of Vinod Shah, a leading painter from Baroda. Includes a conversation between the artist and art critic M.Balamani, videos of the artist at work, insights on his aesthetics by M. Balamani and an image gallery representing a body of his work.