Gates To Heaven
India • 2014 • mixed media painting on canvas
91.4 x 5.08 x 152.4 cm
These series of works based on Bombay, tell narratives of a city through its architectural history, following a similar colour palette of browns, greys, copper, blue & white. The blue shapes & colour represent the slums, being synonymous with the tarp covers that make the roofs of the slum housing. Specs of orange painted in some of the works are symbolic of the political influence in the city. Several of the works such as 'Gates to Heaven' are about gated communities that lure people with tag lines such as "Reside in new heights of happiness". Being self-sufficent like small kingdoms they hide the poverty, disparity and filth that surrounds them and promise a better life. Motifs and patterns of Indian design are block printed and painted on contrasted with contemporary designs that reflect the rich culture of the country and my biography as an artist.
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