M Pallonji

Poems, paintings, plays

A slide displaying the artist’s paintings welcomed people to the Experimental Theatre at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Bombay on January 19, 2024. "This is a tribute to the work of poet, playwright, painter, Gieve Patel (1940-2023),” read a signboard. The music of British Baroque composer Henry Purcell wafted through the air as Patel’s friends, admirers and colleagues waited to hear tributes to the late artist. Poet and author Arundhati Subramaniam was the evening’s master of ceremonies. Among those present were artist Atul Dodiya, author Sampurna Chattarji and Patel’s daughter Avaan who was all ears throughout the......

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