VINITA KARIM

ORIGINAL ART BY VINITA KARIM: PAINTINGS AVAILABLE


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ORIGINAL ART BY VINITA KARIM: PAINTINGS SOLD


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BIOGRAPHY


Art by Vinita KarimVinita Karim is a contemporary Indian artist who has lived in over 15 cities across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She has transformed this nomadic experience into her art, drawing on her geographic and architectural memories of far-flung places. In a distinctive color palette of gold, red and blue, she depicts vibrant cityscapes that mix the real and the imagined.

Artist Vinita Karim explains, “My work is built on imaginary cities, however you may see hints of many actual places in them: the blue of the Mediterranean Sea from Alexandria and Tripoli, the hulls of the boats from Padma river, Dhaka, the minarets of mosques from Istanbul, the flags flying on top of temples in Varanasi… These are the little details which emerge into my canvases like signifier of experiences, sensations and memories making each artwork unique.” This multicultural subject matter has made her original paintings, sculptures and installations popular with an international audience.

Vinita Karim does not sketch or plan her compositions beforehand but instead paints intuitively. Her paintings also frequently incorporate gold or silver leaf and silken threads. In her most recent works, she embroiders onto the canvases before applying acrylic paint.

She received a BFA from Gerlesborg Art Institute in Stockholm and an MFA from the University of Philippines. She also studied economics and business at the University of Stockholm, Sweden. Art by Vinita Karim has been shown throughout India and worldwide, including in Dhaka, Singapore, Canada, China, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

You are welcome to buy artist Vinita Karim’s paintings online or view them at our gallery in Palo Alto (San Francisco Bay Area). All artworks are hand signed by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.

For more insights into Vinita’s artistic practice, read her post on our blog, and learn more in her interview.

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Interview with Vinita on her painting River Rhapsody.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are the paintings signed?
Yes, all paintings are signed by the artist and come with a certificate of authenticity.

Is shipping available worldwide?
Yes, we offer both domestic and international shipping, and all fees are on actuals. We frequently ship throughout the US as well as to Europe, Africa and Asia.

How are the artworks shipped?
All works including paintings, prints and sculptures are professionally packed. Smaller paintings can be shipped flat, and larger paintings can be unstretched and rolled in a tube. Each shipment is covered by transit insurance.

Are exchanges accepted?
Yes, we do offer exchanges for remote clients who are based in the United States. Paintings must be returned in the same perfect condition in order to be eligible for exchange. Please refer to our FAQ page for more details on our exchange policy.

Are the paintings framed?
No, the paintings are not sold framed. While it is not necessary to frame a canvas, it can be a stylistic choice and help integrate the painting with the existing decor. You can read more advice about framing on our blog.

How should the artwork be taken care of?
As a resource for clients, we have written a guide on the best art care tips for canvases and works on paper.

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