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Three Shades of Tamil Nadu

Avinash Kumar

Contemporary street artist Avinash Kumar’s “Three Shades of Tamil Nadu,” is a large-scale wall mural that pays vibrant homage to the rich and diverse culture of Tamil Nadu. This three-panel masterpiece artfully captures the essence of the region, exploring its multifaceted heritage. Avinash’s work masterfully interweaves elements that depict Chennai and its cultural tapestry. The artwork features a striking Bharatanatyam dance pose, a nod to the state’s profound association with this classical dance form. It also showcases the serene Marina Beach, with its wooden fishing boats that adorn the shoreline.

The piece highlights the iconic Thanjavur dancing doll, a symbol of Tamil Nadu’s artistic legacy, and incorporates the intricate terracotta work that is an integral part of the state’s craft tradition. Avinash thoughtfully includes chess pieces, recognizing Chennai as the chess capital of India. The artwork seamlessly blends these diverse elements, challenging stereotypes and presenting a vibrant and dynamic Tamil Nadu.

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One Paramount, Mount Poonamallee Rd, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600125

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