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NEW DELHI

National Gallery of Modern Art

Subodh Gupta

Everything Is Inside

SUBODH GUPTAThree Cows, 2003–08. Bronze, chrome, 98 x 252 x 118 cm. Photo by Ravi Ranjan. Courtesy the artist. 


Subodh Gupta's art has regularly been hailed as an eloquent paean to the inconspicuous objects-and, through these, the actions and actors-that constitute a "real," often rural, India. On occasion, his work is also positioned as a challenge to society's totemization of these selfsame objects, coming as it does with sardonic titles that undermine their supposed authority and authenticity. A few critics…

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