Ink on canvas, 22”/33”, 2011
Black ants are docile and extremely trusting. They don’t have the defensive mechanism like the other creatures. I tried to represent, both Black and White complimentary colors which signify neutrality and I have taken these colors to paint Gandhi because He followed the path of non-violence. The principle of nonviolence or Ahimsa has been integral to many Indian religions and Mahatma Gandhi espoused for total nonviolence in the Indian freedom struggle.