Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: art

Photo Challenge: Focus

For the weekly photo challenge, I went up close to focus on this painting of Lord Ganesha made from natural organic pigments. Ganesha is the harbinger of luck and prosperity. … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 8 Comments

One Shot, Two Ways

My favorite art and architecture of Paris come together in this one shot, two ways. See more shots in two ways here.

August 9, 2013 · 10 Comments


“One thing I’ve learned about art is that, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t have to be a flawless masterpiece. I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect… but right here, right now… … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

He passes through walls!!

Le Passe-Muraille (the Passer-Through-Walls) by Marcel-Aymé in Paris.  Le Passe-Muraille is the title of a story by Marcel Aymé about a man named Dutilleul who discovers that he can (you guessed it) walk … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 17 Comments

Create art by staying still

How often have you seen human statues in parks and streets, busking for money with a physical patience and control that rivals most yogis and athletes!! Do you think that … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 10 Comments

Caught in Boston museum of fine arts

I was caught using my camera flash in Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston. Not a proud moment. But hey in my defense, I was so caught up with the … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Where art has no name..

Whenever I’m walking down a street of  a major city, I secretly wish that suddenly an artwork will spring up unexpectedly in the next  street corner because some hooded anonymous … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Stumbling upon the Peggy Guggenheim collection in Venice

Losing your way in the streets of Venice is the most fascinating never know what you’ll find next :-).  As is usual with me, I ventured away from my … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

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