With the underlying theme of carnival/circus, the brother-artist-duo of Manil Gupta and Rohit Gupta brings to you the latest collection titled ‘Appetite for Revolution’ at Art DistrictXIII.
Started in 2011, this is their first solo exhibition in the capital. Their work experiments variosu media like paintigns, photography, sculpture, installation, design including their own car into the popular Public Art Car project called ‘The Holographic Love machine’.
They create complex and crazy paintings to bring multiple styles and subjects. The use of glow and metallic colors with the shaped canvases or shaped plywood boards make their paintings colorful, comic and humorous.
Based on their version of human existence spiced with dark humour the exhibition talks of subjects including intolerance, female feticide, gender inequality, social injustice and freedom.
The current exhibition showcases 14 artworks including 1 sculpture with deep stress on existential issues.
A seamless dialogue between bright colors, canvases and ply boards crafts some bold elements including female genitals, sperms and eggs with a specific idea of creating meaningful gamut that is spontaneous and driving.
With strong existence of human figure and eyes as recurring motifs, the entire body work is a kind of satire on the social issues and subject of contemporary existence.
Appetite for Revolution’ will be on display till Januray 19, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at the Art District III, Lado Sarai, New Delhi.