Umapathy Muthukrishnan explores the varied aspects of human emotions through a Surrealist lens

Umapathy Muthukrishnan explores the varied aspects of human emotions through a Surrealist lens

Against earthy shades of red, brown and red-grey, three or maybe more faces seem to merge. The figures, some sunless and white, and others in colour, possess taken design at the centre the put the background colors meet. They like emotions through a surrealist lens.

Titled The Portrait, the work suggests that there may be more to a portrait than a single, easy standpoint.

Chennai-primarily primarily based artist and filmmaker Umapathy Muthukrishnan explores the varied aspects of human emotions in a series of his works that had been on instruct at OnArtFair, a digital art dazzling, hosted by mojoarto.com, final weekend.

By a mixture of abstraction and realism — every genres demarcated by Umapathy’s utilize of sunless-and-white and colors — he makes an strive to delve into the complexity of the mind.

The Portrait by Umapathy

A graduate of the Government College of Involving Arts, Egmore, Umapathy, for the longest time, had been working on an express-foundation. It became once in December 2019, that he made up our minds to flesh out his solutions about greyscale and colour. “I prefer to listen on americans, due to americans possess a depth when it involves feelings,” he says. Other aspects like animals, birds or objects, are viewed surrounding this central, in general summary self-discipline.

Umapathy, who has furthermore dabbled in various fields like marketing and writing, is namely fond of drawing the human physique: he tends to listen on the eyes and skin textures of his matters. “I agree with that sunless-and-white as a gradient brings out emotions higher than colors. Whenever you shut your eyes and movie something, you are inclined to agree with about it in sunless and white,” he explains.

In a single of his works, a staircase in grey results in a window beyond that are colourful structures. On the window sill is a chook marking actuality from imagination. His inventive vogue is characterised by distorted figures with intelligent strains which furthermore signal the variation between actuality and imagination.