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Temples in Orissa

Fuku Akino1998 - 1998

Hamamatsu City Fuku Akino Art Museum

Hamamatsu City Fuku Akino Art Museum

This is a giant work that depicts the three temples of Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple and Mukteshwar Temple in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, together. Finding a balance among the three was difficult, and the piece is an dream-like work that seems to have a white haze covering the ground. Akino's trancendent painted world is truly expressed across the entire scene. Akino liked Odisha “because it has a familiarity much like that of arriving at a relative's house,” and she painted many of the temples dotted throughout the state.

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  • Title: Temples in Orissa
  • Creator: Fuku Akino
  • Date: 1998 - 1998
  • Physical Dimensions: w705.5 x h122 cm
  • Type: color on paper,framed

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