An enduring presence

Posted on 03 Nov 2012 | Posted in Heritage

September 3rd this year marked 18 years of the Mother & Children sculpture which graces the sprawling lawn before the corporate office in Thiruvananthapuram. The sculptures were unveiled in 1994 to mark 25 years of HLL’s existence. That evening saw some of the greatest litterateurs and artistes in Kerala come together. Artist MV Devan foresaw that the statue would be an important feature in the area. Sure enough, HLL Lifecare is better known to the common man as the compound with a sculpture of a mother and her children. It was a tribute which took shape through the hands of Artist Namboodiri, one of the most popular figures in Indian art, famous for his line drawings or rekhachithrangal. Continue Reading...

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