Their muse: We, the people
These young artists did not travel to an exotic location or search for inspiration elsewhere; rather, they saw what most of us would ordinarily miss and beautified it.
Arvind Jodha, Anjali Shekhawat, Geeta Chauhan and Ritu Shekhawat have presented their perceptions through breathtaking sculptures using different materials like clay, wax and fibre. The exhibition is a visual treat with these representations of humanity beyond caste, class or gender.
“Art nowadays has become detached from our everyday lives and caters to the elite class. It is either called abstract or contemporary. But we want to connect the masses to our art and thus tried to capture their day to day activities,” Jodha said.
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Arvind and Anjali have tried to replicate certain characteristics of people they know and presented cartoons in a three dimension way. “We have depicted a passionate photographer, a bartender who is fond of drinking and how he controls his desire every day, a man in a traditional attire waiting at the bus stand etc. These are real people and we have tried to present their unique characteristics,” Arvind said. The exhibition which started on Saturday, ends today.
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