• LT ARTicle #1 2012 | Ex Libris Artist by Saskia Fernando

    There is a fair bit of history behind the artist’s love affair with literature and books. In the 19th century artists illustrated for authors as a side job and then in the 20th century, artists’ work was published, moving the focus from the text to the visual compositions within the pages of these books. Such limited edition books were better known as the livre d’artiste. Quite simply published art now refers to printed work by artists, either on a wider or limited edition scale.

  • LT ARTicle April 2012 | The 43 Group(ies) by Saskia Fernando

    The 43 Group is the name of a collective who have now become synonymous with the development of art in Sri Lanka. They have been accredited with changing the trends of their time and paving the way for what is now internationally recognized contemporary art from Sri Lanka.