It's all relative

The theory that families or partners influence each other is seductive, but more often their styles are likely to be too dissimilar to bear this out

Kishore Singh

Nature - essentially what boils down to family DNA - and nurture are responsible for the way we respond to most situations, whether it is our choice of how we like our eggs fried or prefer our coffee. Families influence each other in more ways than imagined. We may disagree on issues but there are similarities built into relationships that are difficult to escape. So, how does a family of artists influence, guide or impact each other? Or do they too compete with one another? This interesting point came up for discussion with respect to the Tagore family where Abanindranath was the artist ...