Artwork

Pure / Sudarshan Shetty

2007
Sudarshan ​Shetty, Pure, 2007
Views
Identifier

IWC.2007.282

Materials

PVC pipe, toilet, steel, glass shelving, glass vessels, tinted water, plastic tubing, water pump, ceramic plates, video projection

About the Artist
Sudarshan Shetty received his BFA in painting from Sir J. J. School of Arts, Mumbai. Shetty is one of India’s most innovative conceptual artists. Formally trained in painting, Shetty is perhaps best known for his large-scale mechanical installations, assemblages and multimedia works that investigate his preoccupation with universal dualities – life and death; desire and entropy; subtlety and spectacle; presence and absence; the macabre and the fantastic. Often working with incongruous materials, Shetty’s work is also frequently imbued with a sense of wit and whimsy. In drawing together seemingly disparate ideas and materials, Shetty plays with expectation and perception, entreating viewers to think beyond the present moment towards a more universal condition of existence.
April 15 - November 25, 2007
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