What is Pseudorealism ?

Rajendra
Editor,
Indian Journal of Contemporary Art
Bombay Art Society

".....In the media dominated post globalized scenario, the boundaries between real and pseudo-real seems to be blurred as scoops are passed as facts and facts are camouflaged as fiction. Having said that, Devajyoti’s use of ‘Pseudo-realistic’ imagery itself is a strong metaphor that appears to be more relevant in 21st century India; it is curious why pseudo-realism is yet to take roots in visual art and influence our creative minds. Devajyoti Ray is one of the few artists in the country who is consistently working in this newly founded genre and perhaps only one who is showing such an acute devotion to it. ........"

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