India’s Financial Chronicle highlights a growing interest in artwork produced by Sikhs or related to Sikh themes, and not just from a by-gone era, but also from more contemporary artists: In recent times, there has also been a move to categorise contemporary artists from the Punjab belt under the Sikh Art umbrella. So it now covers Sikh pianters [sic] such as Arpita Singh, her husband Paramjeet Singh and the ever popular Manjit Bawa. Arpita’s mural titled Wish Dream, fetched Rs […]
A reader sends in this photo of a new mural on the side of a business in a main thoroughfare in Sacramento, California. The large painting features a depiction of Guru Nanak (far left), the founder of Sikhism, alongside representations of figures from other faith traditions all on a rainbow background (the color pattern could also be representative of times of day and night).