I have been to the heart of the universe...
My art attempts to share this with you. Through ink or Ki. Brush or prana. Canvas or manas.
Sometimes, in this quest, i have actually succeeded.
“For centuries Hindu philosophy has held on to its beliefs in the ultimate ananda…That (Tarun) Cherian has set out to rediscover and redefine it visually is indeed his forte.” - Aruna Bhomwick, The Statesman, Delhi
“...the sublimity of spiritual striving…his drawings are threaded of tiny tremulous flickers, pulsating, soaring and spiraling...” – Marta Jakimowicz, Deccan Herald
“Freedom in its broadest sense is what Cherian attempts to define in his juxtaposition of the pathos of life with the quest for limits.” – Ravikumar Menon, Times Of India , Bangalore
“It's a passionate lovemaking of sorts between the spirit and the flesh” – Satya Wanvari, The Brief
“Depicts the journey of the soul in flesh.” – Hindustan Times, Delhi
“... aims at throwing viewers into the blazing furnace of creation.” – Indian Express
"I stood in front of the piece. There were first tiny tremblings of energy. Then a pillar of light erupted within... i can barely stand..." Tina Sachdev, Creative Director and Actress, experiencing the power of a Kundalini charged work.
"I felt as if i was opening into another Universe." -- Dhiraj, IT Thinker
"Oh God no! ." -- X, a viewer who looking at an oracular pieces realised the boyfriend was 2 timimng her.
“They blaze with energy…It's almost too much to take.” - Sadiqa Peerbhoy, writer, advertising figure and psychic
“Different, dense with meaning. It's one of the most interesting Indian art shows, I've been to.” – Waseem Khan, photo-artist.