Interview: Professor Gulammohammed Sheikh

Towards an alternative visual language

E.V.Ramakrishnan

 

Gulammohammed Sheikh at work. Photo: Bhavesh Patel
”Returning Home after a Long Absence” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 122 x 122 cm, 1969-73, oil on canvas, Ram Sharma collection, New Delhi. Photo: By special arrangement
”About Waiting and Wandering” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 137.6 x 114.7 cm, 1981, oil on canvas, Nilima Sheikh collection. Photo: By special arrangement
”Effects of Good Government” by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, 1338 C.E., Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy. Photo: By special arrangement
”City for Sale” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 223 x 305.2 cm, 1981-84, Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Photo: By special arrangement
The journal “Kshitij”, cover by K.G. Subramanyan, 1963, linocut. Photo: By special arrangement
The first issue of “Vrishchik”, November 10, 1969. Photo: By special arrangement
”Kaavad, Home” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, approximately 24 x 8 feet installation, 2008, painted wood, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi. Photo: By Special Arrangement
”Kaavad, Home” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, approximately 24 x 8 feet installation, 2008, painted wood, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi. Photo: By special arrangement
”Kaavad, Travelling Shrine, Musings & Miscellanies” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 2007, gouache on wood, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. Photo: By special arrangement
“Tree of Life” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, final version, 1996-97, oil on canvas, Vidhan Bhavan, Bhopal. Photo: By Special arrangement
”Ark”, digital collage from “Kaavad, Home” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 106.8 x 110 cm, 2008, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. Photo: By special arrangement
Another view of the “Tree of Life” mural installed at Vidhan Bhavan, Bhopal. Photo: By Special Arrangement
”Speaking Tree-1” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 1996, oil on canvas. Mulvinder Singh’s collection, New Delhi. Photo: By special arrangement
”Freedom at Midnight” by Gulammohammed Sheikh, 1996, oil on canvas and wood, Jindal Foundation, Mumbai. Photo: By special arrangement
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