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‘I’d gift God a portrait of his in a different costume’

AP Shreethar is a self-taught painter, founder and creator of Click Art Museum and Live Art Museum.

Published: 19th June 2018 10:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2018 05:23 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: AP Shreethar is a self-taught painter, founder and creator of Click Art Museum and Live Art Museum. He has conducted 65 art shows both in India and Aboard. He is the only painter who painted all the portraits of APJ Abdul Kalam at National Memorial Monument in Rameshwaram including two silicone statues. He has created 23 interactive museums around the world.

What would crack God up but also get him/her/ze thinking?
As there are many Gods, there seems to be a
traffic jam.

You get to co-write or direct a movie with God, what would you title it?
God and His Friends.

You get to create/change something with God’s power.
I would like redraw India in the world map as the biggest country.

Where would you take God for a date?
I will take him to my Click Art Museum, take his photos and take a selfie with him. I will also tell him to tell his friends about my museum.

Do you think gender matters when it comes to God.
Gender does not matter. As we have many Gods and many problems, different Gods come to our mind in different situations.

Your one question to God.
Can I get your WhatsApp
number? I will not share with anyboby.

A film (any genre/language) that you would like to dedicate to God?
Kamal Haasan’s Anbe Sivam.

A stereotype about God.
In my childhood I was told that God will poke your eyes when you do something wrong.

If you were a spiritual guru, what would your message be? What would you call yourself?
My message would be Everything for Everyone. I would call myself God’s messenger and would have angel wings on my back. When people visit me I will bless them with my wings. This special effect may make people believe in me and God.

If you had the power to grant one gift to God, what would it be?
I’d like to give him his personal portrait in a costume which he has not been seen in so far. Though we all believe God as a creator or a superior power painters and sculptors are the one who introduced the God to people through their works.
 
A spiritual place in the city that you would like to visit/love visiting.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

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