phrase has both philosophical and spiritual connotations.
In the eternal search for the ultimate, it is
difficult to define. Still one can reach the kernel
through a process of elimination: this is not,
that is not; the seeker goes on and on and an
endless journey unfolds in the creative process.
My series of paintings called Neti-Neti was done
on Wasli paper with water colors. A combination
of natural colors and hand made acid free paper
gave me an opportunity to create forms that had
never before appeared in my paintings. I was no
longer manipulating colors. As the colors came
in contact with this paper forms emerged almost
spontaneously. My role as an artist was merely
to identify these forms and give them a little