GESTURISM ART

Gesturism Art is a creative celebration of the limitless gestures of all living beings, from birth to death

MANIFESTO:

  • Abstract hiding figuratives: My paintings are generally abstract in form. When viewers contemplatively look, they can find the figurative subject hidden in the colours.
  • Impromptu: Most of my paintings are impromptu. I go directly on to the canvas with colours. From the friction of my brush and colours on the canvas, my painting subject appears.
  • Gesturing motion: In my paintings, my brushstroke gestures are very visible, creating motion in the subject of my painting.
  • Irreverent colours: The colours on my palatte are practically unmixed. Even I get surprised by the outcome of my frenzied usage of colours on my painting canvas.

Gesturism art comprises of 2 types of artwork - paintings and désordre harmony

PAINTING

DESORDRE HARMONY

Viewers are invited to move each canvas slab 360 degrees inside the frame of this installation painting which can have canvas slabs of 4, 9, 12, 18, 21 or 24 slabs, from small to big sizes. Canvas and frame have a magnetic holding system.


Western European artistic movements influenced Sen in structuring his own ideology of Gesturism Art since 1994. Sen is totally opposed digital art being considered as fine art.


Artist statement:

Context: I am a bi-cultural, Franco Indian painter. I grew up in Paris from the age of 19, grappling contradictory cultures as I associated with the art and education environment in France.I learnt Western fine arts from the French schools of art.

From my country of origin, I inherited my irreverent usage of Indian colours. India's social heterogeneity leads to visible physical disorder in every aspect which uniquely creates a feeling of inclusiveness. Ingrained in my paintings is this feeling of inclusiveness, love and courage for humanity irrespective of religion or multi-society cultural behaviour , and my passion for the beauty and elegance of women in every part of the world. India highly treasured values of inclusiveness and compassion are what I like.

French inspiration:France inspires me as it is extremely secular and inventive; freedom of expression is respected without any boundary here. Very high aesthetics and imaginative power pervade every act of life. There's a deep sense of love of human life and perpetual search for differentiation that distinguishes French society as unique in the world.

Creating Gesturism Art:Being inspired by French culture and art movements, I needed to find my own identity of my art works so I created a new conceptual art current with paintings and Désordre harmony.

Palette of irreverent Indian colours: Differences of religion, language, food, culture and way of living and dressing radically change almost every 500 kms among India 1.2 billion population.
There is no dogmatism in Indian culture between good and bad as in western society. So everybody has the freedom to use any colour for any occasion. This results in Indian colours being seen to be irreverent which I have taken as my colour palette. So irreverent Indian colours rule over my art.

Painting:To do my paintings I always use big size, wide brushes. The wider they are, I feel more free to express myself. At first glance viewers may see splashes of colour in my painting canvas, but there will be some mysterious figurative aspect in my paintings that viewers will discover thereafter.
I even surprise myself when I see the not-to-be-said part. I work in different media like acrylic, conte, pastel, mixed media and water colour , and use different surfaces like canvas and paper from small to big size.

Désordre Harmony:The origin of my idea of "Désordre" is influenced by India's heterogeneous population of extreme diversity that results in unpredictable physical disorder in every aspect of life. Arrival and merging of migrants since ancient times from Greece, Africa, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Europe and more recently 200 years of British colonization in the Indian subcontinent has created this situation over time.