Acquisition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Thanks to Malcom Daniel, Curator of Photography MFA, H , he writes. "Here is Laxmi, goddess of wealth and good fortune. Staged with painstakingly executed sets, props, costumes, and direction, the images hover between the traditional art they reference and something wholly inventive, between constructed fiction and straight photography, and between sincere spiritual expression and colorfully alluring kitsch.
MET show in "the Verge"
The effect is a stream of consciousness filled with visual puns and images that sometimes speak to each other or disagree. Some photos convey a certain ghoulishness as seen by a woman’s portrait with the face omitted by the camera flash by photographer Manjari Sharma. “Sometimes, we’re agreeing and echoing and sometimes we’re coming apart,” photographer Irina Rozovsky described her digital conversation with Manjari Sharma to The Verge. Both Sharma and Rozovsky happened to be pregnant during the commission period, so a lot of their photos engaged that subject matter. Read more on this article Here
A print of the image above is donated for Artbridge's Spring Art auction. Learn more about this incredible non profit by attending their fundraiser on June 6th, where Sanford Biggers will be honored. You can also bid online on artworks from 40 incredible artists to. I sit on the board of Artbridge and I can whole heartedly say they are a very hard working group of folks. I'm so glad to be showing alongside Irina Rozovsky, Sarah Palmer, Dillon Dewaters, Thomas Jackson, Greg Miller, Sanford Biggers, Ryan Schude and many more. Don't miss the opportunity to bid online before it closes at midnight on June 5th.
Blah Blossom: Group Show in Soho, Opening May 18th 2017
I have a piece in a group show upcoming from May 18 - May 28 in Soho. The opening is at 171 Elizabeth street at a store front in Soho. I'm pretty excited to be showing with some incredible names. Please come out if you can make to the opening..
Three Person Show: Kunst Museum Moritzburg Halle (Saale), Germany. July 24th - October 15th 2017
So happy to announce that all my Darshan works will be traveling to a museum in Germany where I will be showing along side Andre Wagner and Manfred Paul. The show has been announced here and above are some images of the space it will be traveling to. The show is titled Reflections of India and opens July 24th 2017 and stays open till October 15th 2017.