Architectural Digest India


In 1983, at the age of 34, a man by the name of Udayshanth Jayantha Fernando stood in line outside a gallery in Sydney at three in the morning, waiting to purchase a work by the Australian artist, Donald Friend. It has been more than three decades since then, but little has changed. That young man was my father, and today, he has a reputation for buying the best works from the exhibitions in his own gallery!

Growing up, our lives were filled with memories of dusty antique shops. To this day, my father will travel to remote parts of the island or small towns in Europe to seek out

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