About the Artist
Thota Tharrani, prolific painter has never hit a pause button in a career spanning more than four and half decades. The scale, scope, and professional sweep of his work transverse styles, mediums and themes making the task of putting together a definitive tribute a difficult one. When he was hardly twelve years old and art fascinated him more than his text books. He made a number of contribution drawings towards the Madras Art Club which was greatly appreciated and led to him enrolling himself as a student in the Government College of Arts and Crafts. Then he went to Paris to study print making under S. W. Hayter. He then started hosting one man shows from the age of 20 and till now has had more than 50 shows to his credit the world over. Today his travel across the globe has drawn substantial acclaim from the US, France, Germany, and United Kingdom. His versatile creations stand tall at destinations in France at the Archives Municipals Bordeaux, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux. He is an artist whose creativity and style reflects in his works. His work consists of paintings, murals, paper collages, wooden montages, and installations and so on. The use of colours extends from the splash of bright hues to monochromatic in his latest series which represents his versatility and his ability to blend his creativity and imagination that is innate in him. His zeal for creating something novel and unique is what keeps him going.
The use of colours extends from the splash of bright hues to monochromatic in his latest series which represents his versatility and his ability to blend his creativity and imagination that is innate in him.