Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Artwork of the month: Subodh Gupta

At the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, on the second floor, there is a new "Modern" art gallery.  It is a great exhibit, and a fantastic set of works.  This one is my favorite.  The medium- bronze, made to look like gold and spray painted cardboard is cool.  The context of the work is a philosophy that I can connect with, and after looking over Gupta's portfolio I can see where his ideas are coming from.

Subodh Gupta
Indian, born 1964
"Dubai to Calcutta #9"
2006, bronze with gold patina and aluminum, in parts.

This work is quite a tease...
...I will have to create something very cool now.

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