Austin Art Talk

Episode 99: Manik Raj Nakra - An Ancient Art

April 8th, 2021  •  1 hr 18 mins  •  Download (35.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Manik Raj Nakra is an Austin Based Artist who creates colorful and mythic-looking artworks influenced by his extensive research of cultures, ancient art, and architecture from all over the world. All that he absorbs through books, travel, and online research gets melded and transformed into his own unique but somehow universal visual language. I’m impressed with Manik’s boldness and commitment to his art practice and willingness to spend years out of view to refine his subject matter, experiment, and learn and improve his creative techniques, taking the quality of what he is producing to the next level, and then back into the world.