Seema Sathyu

In Bangalore-based painter Seema Sathyu’s world, you are constantly juggling paradoxes. Her oeuvre spans three decades but her excitement, when talking about her work, is undimmed by the years. There is a fragility to her that is a stark contrast to her dramatic paintings, some of which are on show at her new exhibition Harf Hai Sarmasti, at the ZAZA Stay Gallery, New Delhi. Her current series is largely inspired by the poetry of 13th century Persian poet Amir Khusrau, a Sufi mystic and disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi.

Read More: Poetry in Painting