Academic Writing and Contributions

Articles written by Ganesh Shivaswamy on Raja Ravi Varma

  • “The Indian Eve.” An article written for the two-volume Iconic Masterpieces published by the Delhi Art Gallery (DAG), it explored Ravi Varma’s ability to amalgamate not only Western and Indian aesthetics but also ideology.
  • Finding Frenny.” This article written for Parsiana was an investigative exploration into the models of the artist. Was the friend, Frenny as portrayed in the movie Rang Rasiya a real or reel life person?
Studio of Ravi Varma The Coquette

Contributions to the work of Academicians

  • Imagery by Raja Ravi Varma on Raj Silver” by Vidya J. Dehejia for the Burlington Magazine, October 2022.
  • “India’s Immortal Comic Books: Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes” by Karline McLain. Indiana University Press, 2009.