Tanya Goel's architectural paintings index and map an archive of material collected from deconstructed houses, which were built in a modernist style prevalent in Delhi from the 1950s to 70s. After having lived in cities such as Chicago and New York, Goel returned to live in New Delhi, the city where she grew up – a city with an organic accrual of architecture and a unique 'logic'. She witnessed fundamental shifts in the use of industrial materials (steel and glass replacing iron and brick). Goel seeks to hold on tangibly to a rapidly disappearing period of
Goel’s newest works reference both weaving and the screen, mathematics and memory. 'Like I’m weaving' Goel says, 'I establish an algorithm, using different pigments as language, and repeat the code over and over until the algorithm starts to fall apart, and the pattern is unreadable'.
Text courtesy Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke.
India's first-ever contemporary sculpture park has launched its second edition. The not-for-profit project, inaugurated in December 2017, transformed the Madhavendra Palace in Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur, into an expansive sculpture gallery. The sculptures are displayed throughout the majestic rooms and grand courtyards of the 18th-century fortress...