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Memorial - c

Thukral and Tagra2015-16

Saat Saath Arts

Saat Saath Arts
New Delhi, India

In the Twenty-First Century, many bemoan the fact that art has been reduced to merely a party decoration or the backdrop for a Selfie. Thukral & Tagra amplified this regret to monumental proportions and created two wings, seemingly carved from ancient stone, for the viewer to inhabit. A pair of footprints marked on the floor guides the participant to stand between the wings, in effect taking on a heroic stance within the sculpture for the sake of the camera. These faux-stone wings masquerade as ancient monoliths from a forgotten civilization, one known to us from the back lot of a Hollywood film set.

Details

  • Title: Memorial - c
  • Creator: Thukral and Tagra
  • Date Created: 2015-16
  • Physical Dimensions: 66 x 62 x 17.5 in
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Contributor: Courtesy Nature Morte, New Delhi
  • Medium: Iron, wood, mica, granite, nylon set

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