The goddess theory
An art gallery in the Capital puts together a dramatic profusion of works from the private studio of sculptor and installation artist Narayan Chandra Sinha. The exhibition is curated by Ina Puri.
Debi is a bride between craft and fine arts. It reflects an intelligent use of discarded materials and weaving them together to tell a story that resonates with culture and tradition. Yet, the language is modern, chic and understated in every sense of the word. In essence, the show is a tribute to beauty, originality and style that’s sensibly crafted in a modern language.
'I have a concern to preserve culture. I use objects that have been a part and parcel of our tradition. There are thoughts and methods behind my choice of materials that may appear to be discards in the eyes of viewers,' he says. Sinha is a master innovator who is known for blending different materials.
There is Durga Ma beautifully welded in metal while the face is in brass. The necklace made of iron that must have been heated at a certain temperature and bend to take the shape of a neck has chunky pieces of brass including a gas stove burner. Mark in the dates and head over.