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|Art, especially the ones we see in paintings, has the power to speak. A brilliant artwork might not be the one with the most use of colors, perfect drawings, and other factors, but simply the fact that the audience connects with the artwork. It is a truth that to know how our ancestors lived, looked, and spent a lifetime, we still rely on ancient paintings and sculptures. The artworks by modern-day artists will become a window to our society, culture, lifestyle, and traditions. Contemporary artists like Seema Kohli who explore themes of femininity, beauty, and spirituality, are on a mission to leave a beautiful, appealing, and connecting window for our future. |
Introduction to Seema Kohli
Seema Kohli is a contemporary Indian artist known for her unique ideology toward femininity, spirituality, and beauty. She is amongst the most highly celebrated artists in India in today’s time. Her artwork encompasses creative expressions in paintings, murals, installations, ceramics, prints, performances, and sculptures. In each of her artworks, you can clearly see a unique articulation of her style. She has brought a synergy of her sensibilities to her art. There are dreamlike scenes in her artwork, where women celebrate their elegance and sensuality in a graceful way. Each painting by Seema Kohli artist is not only richly layered with many stories and motifs rooted in Indian mythology, including the tree of life and Hindu deities, but also illuminated with silver leaf and 24-carat gold details.
The Golden Womb Series
Among many artworks of Seema Kohli, her Golden Womb Series has captured the heart and minds of her audience and critics like no other. God has given the superpower of bringing a new life to the world, only to women. The Golden Womb Series is a celebration of the same. It brilliantly celebrates the idea of the supremacy of a female as she procreates and keeps the journey of life, forever on. Her work is a depiction of the progress and recycling of thought processes in the human mind. With the use of a complimenting palette and form, the Series is a portrayal of a calmer, more mature, and serene contemporary artwork.
As per Seema Kohli’s own description of the artwork, The Golden Womb series is a depiction of ‘Hiranyagarbha’, an icon of fertility intrinsic to her artistic expressions. The series expresses the constant state of positive procreation, the recycling of energies that functions throughout the universe. As per Seema Kohli’s interpretation ‘Golden Womb’ is self-pervading, engulfing every single element and being. Seema Kohli artist believes that all creation has emerged out of the feminine aspect of the sun which is constantly celebrating through creation, sustenance, destruction, and creation again. She believes that it is the first eternal womb through which everything has emerged, sustained, and positively recycled.
Apart from the Golden Womb Series, some of her prominent artworks include –
1. Unborn Series
2. Yogini, Acrylic & Ink on Canvas
3. Kalia Daman
7. Truth is Hypothetical
10. Memoirs 12
11. She, Mixed Media on Canvas
There are many more artworks that can be a part of this list.
Seema Kohli is an artist gifted with a vision beyond normal. She brilliantly brings a synergy of unique sensibilities to her art. The artworks by the company capture the entirety of the perpetual change, order, strength, and fragility, colors and rhythm, melody, and exuberance of the elemental world. It talks about the creation, the cosmic journey, the oneness of being, and the final liberation in relation to the golden womb or Hiranyagarbha.