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Sudhir Patwardhan

Paintings that provide multiple perspectives of a scene and of a life

SUDHIR PATWARDHANMemory: Double Page, 1989, Oil on canvas, diptych, 200 x 300 cm. 

Courtesy Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

I have found that I always pause in front of a Sudhir Patwardhan painting, be it walking through a gallery or rummaging through a book on his art—his earliest paintings date back to 1975. So I wondered, why does an artist such as myself, who utilizes video, everyday objects, sound and light, feel so strongly…

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