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    Atheist Indian Street Artist Aims for the Divine

    It’s high art in low places. That’s what Harshvardhan Kadam produces in Pune, Goa and Varanasi, mixing commissioned works with passion projects for all to see. Kadam, 33, is part of an Indian street art boom that takes advantage of the country’s colorful thoroughfares — and lack of legal repercussions. Kadam, with his studio Inkbrushnme, is developing a style based on religious and mythological imagery — through the self-described atheist considers Hindu gods more like “superheroes” — that serves to interpret ancient stories in the public square

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