The 18th century painter, Manaku, and his work
Illustrated talk by Dr. B. N. Goswamy followed by
a Bharatanatyam recital by Malavika Sarukkai
In collaboration with Sahachari Foundation Events
Supported by New Great Eastern Mills
Eminent art historian and scholar of Indian miniature painting, Dr. B. N. Goswamy, will give an illustrated talk on the work of the painter Manaku of Guler. The lecture will focus on different series of paintings, including those based on Jayadeva’s lyrical dance-drama, the Gita Govinda, and the great Bhagavata Purana. The talk will be followed by a dance performance by renowned Bharatanatyam danseuse, Malavika Sarukkai. The divine presence of Lord Vishnu will be invoked through the re-enactment of myth and bhakti poetry of the 8th century, in which Andal expresses her unwavering devotion to the lord.