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Still dancing alone

Sixty years after he began painting, Jatin Das stays true to his original style as a recent exhibition in Mumbai showed.

That's the only narrative behind the figures in motion on canvas. The million lines have been drawn for no particular reason. It is all human angst, poetic endeavour and metaphors of life. "How can I compress my 60 years of work in an interview?" asks Jatin Das in the context of what he calls his "homecoming", an exhibition that generated a great deal of

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