UFO – Unidentified Factory Object by young contemporary artist in Delhi

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Artist Swati Gupta is a young contemporary artist whose artwork is a fusion between eastern and western culture. She acquired training from her guru and mentor smt
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About Exhibition: This first solo exhibition by artist Swati Gupta in India presents some of her recent mix media paintings and installations, in which she redefines Nature Morte/still life. It’s a mis-en-scene of daily use objects put together in an atypical situation. Various objects like fitness machine, coca can, letter box, local dustbin, french bread etc from different societies are redefined and freed from their real use which isolates the object and create a meditative quality about it. She has used ‘flat’ monochromes as metaphors which lets the viewer to experience and examine reality in a 2-dimentional way and see daily-life in a new way, making ordinary as extra-ordinary. Her artwork is an amalgam of the classical form of Nature Morte and elements of Pop Art which creates a beautiful blend of eastern and western art.

About Swati Gupta: Artist Swati Gupta is a young contemporary artist whose artwork is a fusion between eastern and western culture. She acquired training from her guru and mentor smt. Anjolie Ela Menon under a Gurukul scholarship. A fine arts graduate from Delhi College of Art and post-graduate from Ecole d’arts de Paris Cergy, has been living in France for last six years. The artist has to her credit many solo shows and group shows in France and around the world. Mix media paintings, sketching, installation, photography and videos span the breadth of Swati Gupta’s range of work. She believes that art reflects its time and society through the eyes of an artist. And each of her art work reflects detailed realism and symbolism in different forms to provoke, question and surprise the viewers. Her work can be viewed on her website at www.swati-gupta.com