” Your paintings are masterpieces. One day you will get recognition. See, sometimes artists will get their success at the end of their lives or after their death ’’ he said to me sympathetically. ” Do you call it success? ” I asked him. Waterscape    Artist:Magunta Dayakar (Excerpt from my book … ‘Everyday Experiences of a Struggling Artist’)

I don’t know….

Some one asked me…” You are an artist. Do you love nature very much? ””I don’t know” He paused for one moment, then asked me…” Do you love money? ””I don’t know” ”Do you love beautiful ladies? ”This time I paused for one moment and replied ” I don’t know” ”Do you love your paintings?” ”I