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Google expands Raja Ravi Varma’s universe

Deccan Chronicle

Google expands Raja Ravi Varma’s universe

The virtual collection brings one of the icons of Indian art history to life with cutting edge technology, including Google's Gigapixel art camera. Running a Google search for Raja Ravi Varma, or trawling through the Art and Culture app, will now take you straight to the largest virtual collection of his lithographs, curated and put together by the Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation in what is one of their biggest collaborations. [...]

The Ravi Varma legacy and the Gitanjali Maini connect

Deccan Chronicle

The Ravi Varma legacy and the Gitanjali Maini connect

Apart from being one of India’s greatest painters, Raja Ravi Varma dramatically changed the way Indians saw their own culture. Raja Ravi Varma, the legendary painter, accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime, but his death in 1906 left one dream unfulfilled - a home in Bengaluru. He even singled out a plot of land on Link Road, Malleswaram, where he hoped to move after he retired. [...]

The undisputed sovereign of Indian realism

Gulf News

The Printer of Gods

Raja Ravi Varma’s oil paintings and lithographs brought art to the masses in India, and continue to inspire the nation’s visual language. With his oil paints and brush, Indian artist Raja Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran (1848-1906) created a unique visual language for India that is just as captivating and influential today as it was more than a century ago. [...]

What you see when you see: A Legacy in Lithograph

Bangalore Mirror

Raja Ravi Varma's heritage paintings on display at NGMA

The legacy of Ravi Varma is still alive, with collectors buying lithographic prints from curio shops and on the net. The current exposition of chromolithographic prints at the NGMA, Bengaluru, curated from a personal collection, is a commendable effort to bring together a large variety of these prints. [...]

The Printer of Gods

The Bangalore Mirror

The Printer of Gods

Raja Ravi Varma's lithographs show us how Indian gods went all poptastic. Ganesh Shivaswamy is a clutterbug, but the good kind. His home smells pleasantly of the past, a mustiness complemented by fresh varnish on solid, old wood furniture. [...]

Raja Ravi Varma's commitment to tradition and culture

Praja Vani, Bangalore

Raja Ravi Varma's heritage paintings on display at NGMA

The Praja Vani's coverage of the exhibition held at NGMA by the Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation consisting of 131 lithographs produced by the legendary artist during his lifetime, starting from July 8. [...]