Subodh Gupta

Invisible Reality

12 February - 2 May 2016


In February 2016 Hauser & Wirth Somerset will present a major solo exhibition of new and recent work by Subodh Gupta spanning all five gallery spaces. 'Invisible Reality' will bring together a rich collection of sculptures and installations by the New Delhi-based artist, referencing cosmic parallels through his conscious repurposing of daily realities. The works in the exhibition continue the artist's signature use of functional and found objects relating to his home country, drawing on both cultural and social shifts as well as considering these objects as vessels with personal and geological histories. Created over a six-year period, the ambitious new body of work reflects Gupta's meditative engagement with the intimate patterns and rituals that define the everyday, inherited through a network of collective ancestral influences.

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Subodh Gupta

Subodh Gupta’s sculpture incorporates everyday objects that are ubiquitous throughout India, such as steel tiffin lunch boxes, thali pans, bicycles and milk pails. From such ordinary items the artist produces breathtaking sculptures that reflect on the economic transformation of his homeland. His works investigate the sustaining and even transformational power...

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