Miscellany: January ’17

17 Jan 2017

In January of 2017, I began with a miscellany of idle drawings which are extremely unremarkable and are the products of pen and ink only. Some have been inadvertently drawn during or after the composition of a short story or essay and some are results of an ambush of fancy or memory.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

[1] NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN

Arm of a Watch-Seller

[2] THE ARM OF A WATCH-SELLER IN POLICE BAZAAR, SHLLONG

JUNE, 2012

Preening Man in Turtleneck

[3] A PREENING MAN IN A TURTLENECK

Composed on

The Day of Om Puri’s Passing

&

Rudolf Nureyev’s Death Anniversary

BEYONCÉ

[4]  ALABAMA  = LOUISIANA

     |

     TEXAS BAMA

  BEYONCÉ IN FORMATION, 2016.

[5] মইনা / শালিক ।

THE COMMON MYNAH

[6] Hipster boyfriend who watches too much Tarantino and puts out his cigarette in your strudel.

[7] BAH KERIOS WAHLANG playing the DUITARA

[8] A COLONIAL CAR

A sepia-toned photograph of 1920s Park Street, Calcutta, was used as a reference.

[9] WINTER WOMAN

of 5, Middleton Row, Calcutta.

December 2015.

[10] JAMES BALDWIN

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

[11] A WARM MAN

[12] WALT WHITMAN

‘Two Rivulets’

Leaves of Grass

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