Tapati Choudhury

Title: Hanged Man
Size: 45 x 108 inches
Year: 2017
Medium: permanent marker on raw silk


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Tapati Choudhury is an artist whose work covers the gamut of painting, drawing, installation and soft sculpture. She has worked extensively with performance art an important figure in KIPAF in Kolkata. Her drawings may be described as fragile phantoms with an ethereal quality. Her drawings are characterized by her versatile flair, delineating form with brusque understatement, exaggerating facial features, imaginatively and texturing the paper base with close, expressionist scribbles and cross-hatching. Her installations are concerned with issues of gender and body, permanence and impermanence, pain and endurance. Tapati studied for her MFA at the Syracuse University NY, USA in 2006. She did a MVA and BFA at Rabindra Bharati University Calcutta, W. Bengal, Santiniketan, Birbhum, she has had important solo exhibitions at the Spark Contemporary Art Space Syracuse, and several group shows at Syracuse and Bengal. She is the recipient of the University Syracuse, NY 2005 Fellowships.

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