A Santosh Verma piece is an invitation to enigma. The minimalism might not impress at the first encounter, but as you gaze the assiduously chiseled forms that tease geometry and symmetry begin to melt in a haze and newer approximations start swimming in from within the inter-stellar realm, as it were. Here translucent, there intransigent; they keep you engaged in a game of hide and seek engendering a spirit of intimacy and innocence. And the joy lingers.
Solo show of his recent works reflecting un-iterated idioms opens in Jehangir Art Gallery - Mumbai from August 26 to September 1, 2008