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No laughing matter

DNMUM405426 | 1/13/2018 | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :520

An ongoing exhibition, Sub plots: Laughing in the Vernacular, explores how artists interpret satire in their works

Satire has played a significant role in popular culture. Artists have often used it as a tool to comment on the socio-political situation. Sub-Plots: Laughing in the Vernacular, which has been organised by The National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai in association with Colaba-based Sakshi Gallery, displays some such works by 24 artists spanning over six decades. Well-known names including Amit Ambalal, Anirban Mitra, Atul Dodiya, Bhupen Khakhar, KG Subramanyan, Mithu Sen, Subodh Gupta, Thukral & Tagra and Waswo X Waswo are showcasing their creations, which range from multimedia installations to photography, paintings and graphics. Curator Meena Vari talks about the significance of this exhibition in the current scenario.
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