VP. Vasuhan

 

Monography 

Faces & Masks - VP. Vasuhan

 

VPV - Born 1977 in Alaveddy, northern Sri Lanka.

Via  Alaveddy - Colombo - Nicosia - Île de Ré - Paris 

 

Props 

  1. Present work - Faces & Masks  
  2. Previous works - Landscapes & Figurative
  3. Art series 
  4. Installation and Performance
  5. Biography
  6. Little story of Serendib (Sri lanka) - Art & Culture
  7. Studio, Kids work shops, Logos & Collected thinks from Voages
  8. Exhibitions, Posters and Flyers 
  9. Press and media, Reference from the Guess Book and Social media
  10. Art Teachers - Schools & University
  11. Artists - Inspired
  12. Places & Museums Visited
  13. Documantary Film by Filipos & talks -  University of Jaffna 
  14. Books - Influence
  15. Photos I took (Published on Cyprus weekly news paper)
  16. Articles I wrote in Tamil about art activities
  17. People i have to Thank
 

Sources

1. Present work - Faces & Masks

  • Paintings - oil, acrylic, Watercolour, ink, pastel, Charcoal, Graphics and Sketches
  • Ceramic - Workshop - Paris - Giverny - Kagoshima
  • Driftwood work - Collection from River Seine, Mediterranean Sea and Normandy
  • Paper mask (Canival) 
  • Fabric - Future mask 2050 (new)

    • Find out the name of the private collectioners, Gallery and museum of the paintings 
      • Annick Sansoni 
      • ..


2. Previous works - Landscapes & Figurative

  • Alaveddy - Absaras Drawings (missing -  ask Charalambos SERGIOU)
  • Colombo - Flowers on clothe (Batik style)
  • Cyprus -  Still life (work from art school)
  • ile de Re - Alcea rosea flover painting ( collection Kulendran Mayooran) Digital photo work with Michel Cymes  
  • Paris .....


3 Art series 
  • Identity - Paintings, etching, charcoal and Plaster work
  • Catamaran -  Origami
  • CalligraphyTamil  - Paintings, Ceramic, Graphic 
  • Clanch - Clay (new) - inpire Paruvatham Kandiah 

4 Installation &  Performance

  1.  Installations
  • Landmark - 18th century - 2011 Martinique
  • Archive -  2019 L’Escalier-espace d’art - Montreuil

b. Performance
  • Visitors  -  2016 Kagoshima, Japan
  • Voyelles - Vowels -  2019 Galerie  IMPRESSIONS Paris 03

5 Workshop

  1. My Studio - Paris (Bastille - Louis Blanc - Jaurès) - St Quen - Alfortville & - Limassol, Cyprus 2012 - 2015 & Saint Germain sur Ay 2016
  2. Kids workshop  - Bayadere - Ohana Sri Lanka - Mairie de St Quen 
  3. Collected things from Voyages 
    • Sand, sea shells, pieces of wood, small stones
    • Memories of homeland - Coconut shells, Palmira fruit (which look like faces) ex: 3 Monkies painting
d. Logos i draw for commercial work
e. Paintings for Oder (Venice Painting 3m , Salangkai painting 10 m
f. Indoor Deco - Bollywood Lounge Paris 04 , 
g. Web design

6 Exhibitions Posters and Flyers


a. Exhibition 

  • 1997 -  MELINA MERCOURI HALL, Nisocia, CYPRUS
  • 2004 -   BAYADERE
  • 2011 - La Maison de la Bourse, Saint-Pierre, Martinique
  • 2019 -  Galerie  IMPRESSIONS
  • ...

b. Museum
  • 2016 Carrousel du Louvre
  • 2016  Momijiyama Museum Japan
  • 2018  Art Capital Grand Palais - Paris
  • ....

c. Title of the exhibitions  

Press and media, Reference from the Guess Book, Social media and website

a.  Press and media 
  • French
  • English
  • Tamil
  • Japanes

b. Guess book (Livres d'or)
  • Subas Balakaneshan
  • Ravibandhu Vidyapathy
  • ...

c. Social media & website Comments 
  • ...

8 Art Teachers - Schools &  University

a. Art Teachers
  • Thiagarajah 
  • Lalitha Nadarajah
  • Thayaparan 
  • Glyn HUGHES
  • Yanni
  • Sylvain
  • Celine

b. Schools &  University
  • Mahajana College
  • Colombo Hindu College 
  • Kaimakili Art School 
  • University Paris XIII - Villetaneuse

9  Artists - Inspired


a. artist

  • Raja Ravi Varma  1848 – 1906
  • M. F. Husain  1915 –  2011
  • Glyn HUGHES 1931 - 2014
  • Leonardo da Vinci  1452 –1519
  • Vincent van Gogh  1853 – 1890
  • Claude Monet  1840 –1926
  • Amedeo Modigliani  1884 – 1920
  • Wassily Kandinsky  1866 –1944
  • Karel Appel  1921 – 2006
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat  1960 – 1988

b. Living Artists
  • Pierre Soulages  1919 (age 102)
  • Marc Desgrandchamps  1960
  • Marc Bourlier 1947

10 Places & Museums Visited


a. Places

  • Sri Lanka - Jaffna fort,  Anuradhpura , Polanaruva, Sigiriya frescoes paintings, Galle fort (I have a photos + Paintings in Amsterdame)
  • Cyprus - Limassol Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates - Kourion, Larnaca  Pierides Museum - Chalcolithic Figures 
  • Israel & Egypte
  • France - Pompidou,  Louvre Museum,  Musée d'Orsay,  Maison de Claude Monet Giverny,  Grand Palais, Musee du Montparnasse ( With Glyn Hughes) Van Gogh (Maison - Arles, Auvers-sur-Oise & Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam)  Musée d'art moderne Céret (Picasso ceramic works)  Omaha beach,  Château du Clos Lucé in Amboise, Loire Valley (Da Vinci lived on his last period)  Toulouse Lautrec, Albi, MuCEM Marseille, Musée Soulages , Rodez....  
  • Florence - Da vinci Birth place, Uffizi museum, Sixtine Chapelle
  • Berlin wall, street art 
  • London -  Tate Modern gallery, Queens Gallery ( Da Vinci - Anatomy)
  • Spain - Villages talayotiques de Minorque, Mahon (3000 BC).  Madrid - Picasso museum
  • Tokyo -  National Museum 

(Find out photos)

11 Documantary Film by Filipos & talks -  University of Jaffna 

  • Filippos -  Ateliers Varan Paris
  • Une petite biographie de l'artiste par  Valulea - you & me kid -- Paris
  • Talks -  University of Jaffna 


12 Books influance 

  • Glyn HUGHES retroprospective 2005
  • Point and Line to Plane - Kandinsky 1926
  • Thedalum Padaippulakamum -  1987
  • Thirukkural 300 y
  • keeladi 2019
  • Warli Paintings ...
  • Mask of la Roche-Cotard .....

13 Photography i Took 

  • Published on Cyprus weekly newspaper ( Ballet dance group from UK)
  • ....


14 Articles i wrote in Tamil about art  activities

  • Magazines - Erimalai, Kakkai Sirakinile, Udal 
    • copy of the 1st article - Big Bang @ Pompidou 


15  People i have to Thank

  • Philipe Leseney - Normandie  (Pierre Father)
  • Bertrand de Vautibault ( Vernon)
  • &  ....