And here's an interpretation of Indian Cinema - the 50s, the Golden Era of Indian Cinema, Oil on Canvas, 48X60", 2014

And here's the same painting with Hollywood Classic actresses, - 'A Galaxy of Musicians - Hollywood Classic, Oil on Canvas, 48X60", 2014

The first painting...

Here's my first Pop Art painting - Indian Cinema's legends after Verma's painting. This is my selection of the legends of Indian Cinema, but surely you will have your own list! It is based on this Verma's painting : 'A Galaxy Of Musicians’ displayed at the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysore, India. The painting can be viewed here http://www.cyberkerala.com/rajaravivarma/rrvhtm14.htm  . 


"A Galaxy of Musicians - Indian Cinema Legends". Oil on Canvas - 48X66 inches, 2014. Who's missing here and why?

Raja Harishchandra, the first full-length Indian feature film ,directed and produced by Dadasaheb Phalke . The film opens with a scene of a tableaux patterned on the painting by  painter Raja Ravi Varma. Phalke was greatly influenced by the style of painter Raja Ravi Varma in the making of his films. Just as Varma brought Hindu mythology on canvas, Phalke brought it in motion pictures. Here's a tribute to Raja Ravi Varma and Indian Cinema together.


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A Galaxy of Musicians - Chinese International actresses, Oil On Canvas, 48X60 inches, 2010

About this series of paintings. - "Interpretations"

Introduction

And Indian Cinema in the 90s... ~~'A Galaxy of Musicians - Indian Cinema 90s, Oil on Canvas, 48X60" , 2014

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‘A Galaxy Of Interpretations’ is a series of original paintings in oil on canvas by me, in the style of Popular Culture Art (Pop Culture Art that aims at mass-media, mass-production and mass-culture) and is after (based on) Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings and Indian Cinema with its leading ladies, myriad hues, movies, characters, attires, songs and musical instruments in the style of Raja Ravi Varma.  And Hollywood and Chinese International Cinema as well.

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Work In Progress - A Galaxy of Musicians - Indian Cinema 80s. Oil On Canvas 48X60 inches.

And the 70s. "A Galaxy of Musicians - 60s, those Technicolor days with those garish posters. Oil on Canvas, 48X60 inches, 2014