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Thukral & Tagra

Distress Mathematics - Not Equal, 2019

Acrylic, Oil on canvas
72 × 48 in
182.9 × 121.9 cm
This is a unique work.
$30,000 - 40,000
location
New Delhi
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Nature Morte
New Delhi
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This series addresses the urgency of the agrarian crisis faced by farmers in India today. Over the …

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This series addresses the urgency of the agrarian crisis faced by farmers in India today. Over the years, generational divisions of land, climate change, vote-bank politics, a lack of implementation of the law and the general deficit of formal education in rural communities has severely affected the lives and …

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Thukral & Tagra
Indian, 1976 and 1979
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Working collaboratively to produce exuberant and darkly humorous works in a dizzying range of media, including painting, installation, and video, Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, known as Thukral & Tagra, simultaneously send up, criticize, and participate in the globalized, rampant consumer culture in India. Like their older contemporary Takashi Murakami, Thukral & Tagra blur the lines between high and low, commercial and artistic, product placement and exhibition design, and artistic inspiration and media hype. Their practice encompasses museums and galleries as well as graphic and product design. In works like Wonder Woman II (2011), for example, Thukral & Tagra mix iconic Indian motifs—lotus flowers—with iconic images from Western pop culture—of Superman—to explore the juxtapositions of East and West, traditional and new, enduring and ephemeral in Indian culture and identity in the 21st century.

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About the work
Nature Morte
New Delhi
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This series addresses the urgency of the agrarian crisis faced by farmers in India today. Over the …

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This series addresses the urgency of the agrarian crisis faced by farmers in India today. Over the years, generational divisions of land, climate change, vote-bank politics, a lack of implementation of the law and the general deficit of formal education in rural communities has severely affected the lives and …

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Thukral & Tagra
Indian, 1976 and 1979
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Working collaboratively to produce exuberant and darkly humorous works in a dizzying range of media, including painting, installation, and video, Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, known as Thukral & Tagra, simultaneously send up, criticize, and participate in the globalized, rampant consumer culture in India. Like their older contemporary Takashi Murakami, Thukral & Tagra blur the lines between high and low, commercial and artistic, product placement and exhibition design, and artistic inspiration and media hype. Their practice encompasses museums and galleries as well as graphic and product design. In works like Wonder Woman II (2011), for example, Thukral & Tagra mix iconic Indian motifs—lotus flowers—with iconic images from Western pop culture—of Superman—to explore the juxtapositions of East and West, traditional and new, enduring and ephemeral in Indian culture and identity in the 21st century.

Thukral & Tagra

Distress Mathematics - Not Equal, 2019

Acrylic, Oil on canvas
72 × 48 in
182.9 × 121.9 cm
This is a unique work.
$30,000 - 40,000
location
New Delhi
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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