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NEW DELHI

Talwar Gallery

Ranjani Shettar

Present Continuous

RANJANI SHETTAR, Lagoon, 2011. Lacquered wooden beads, glass beads, fishing line, pigments, 182.9 x 182.9 x 248.9 cm. 

Courtesy Talwar Gallery, New Delhi/New York.

The eight works in sculptor Ranjani Shettar’s “Present Continuous” may be thought of as visual metaphors for a variety of subtle physical experiences—an obscure fragrance, a touch of the breeze, a hum of sound, a vibration that cannot be located. In the room-sized installation Scent of a Sound (2010–11), Shettar recreates a walk through the woods, with two centrally suspended…

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