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The Art of the Matter

The Bangalore Mirror

The Art of the Matter

Thirty years ago, when Olaf Van Cleef, the descendant of the well-known Van Cleef family first came to India, he was surprised to find the trees that overlooked him at the Taj West End appear a reddish hue. [...]

A Rich Embellishment

Deccan Herald

Olaf Van Cleef

Heavenly Bodies’, an exclusive show of 4 of Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings, was recently held by Gallery G in association with The Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation. [...]

Why Lithograph is serious art

Live Mint

Olaf Van Cleef

A glimpse of a private Raja Ravi Varma lithograph collection, to be shown at the NGMA, Bengaluru in July. To say that Ganesh V. Shivaswamy is an ardent collector of Raja Ravi Varma would be an understatement. Of the several mythological paintings made by Ravi Varma, 134 were made into lithographs [...]

Unseen Ravi Varma works to go on display

The Hindu, Chennai

131 works, which were printed after his death, to be displayed in Bengaluru from July 8

131 works, which were printed after his death, to be displayed in Bengaluru from July 8. Come July and Bengaluru will display a rare collection of celebrated painter Raja Ravi Varma’s lithographs for the first time.

Restoring the Past

The Bangalore Mirror

One of them is the Ravi Varma Press which was rescued and recreated at the Village by its founder, Vijayanath Shenoy. The Mainis were given a tour of the Village along with Ganesh Shivaswamy, Hon Secretary of the RRVHF ahead of its official opening on May 1.

GOOD news for fans of Raja Ravi Varma's paintings. Gitanjali Maini, the founder of Gallery G who also wears the hat of CEO of The Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation(RRVHF), exulted about the Hastha Shilp [...]