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Guild Art Gallery

T.V. Santhosh

by RANJIT HOSKOTE

TV SANTOSH, Taxi, oil on canvas, 2003.

T.V. Santhosh has already won recognition as a prominent member of the new generation of Indian artists that emerged at the end of the 1990s. In common with many of his contemporaries, he works with the pictorial ready-mades of expressive culture, drawing his source materials variously from magazines, television, art history, and world cinema. What distinguishes this painter, born in 1968, is his compelling treatment of a pattern of images that articulate the key themes of war…

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