• DC Artist, Vishwas

    - Debut Show -
  • The Male Spectrum

    Original paintings of male nudes.
  • Vitruvian Gallery

    October 18 - November 22, 2014
  • Opening Reception - October 18th

    6:00PM to 9:00PM
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Artist's Statement

I used to draw when I was in high school and was good at it. I wanted to become an artist when I grew up. But my parents wanted me to become an engineer. They said that I can do art on the side anytime but I won't be able to make a living at it. I didn't see it that way then, but they were right. After finishing my master's degree in computer science I came to United States and pursued a career in computers. Now I am turning back to my childhood passion: Art. I am most interested in male figurative art.
In this series of paintings I set out to articulate some aspects of masculinity through posture and color. Each painting shows the male body in a different color. Every viewer may have some emotional response these images, though I didn’t intend to evoke any particular moods or feelings.