Thukral and Tagra have been working collaboratively since 2004. Their inspiration begins with the reality of old values mixed with their ideas of modern times in the Punjabi culture of Northern India. These versatile artists play on the refined symbolism between advertising, branding, and domestic retail through painting, sculpture, installation and video. Thukral & Tagra project the visual culture of young Indian dreams and aspirations today.Read More
Thukral & Tagra have held solo exhibitions at Art Summit in New Delhi (2011), Singapore Tyler Print Institute (2010), Nature Morte in New Delhi (2005 & 2007), Chatterjee & Lal in Mumbai (2008), Bose Pacia, New York (2007) and the Barry Keldoulis Gallery in Sydney (2008). In 2007, Nature Morte and Bose Pacia presented their solo installation entitled Adolescere-Domus in the Art Statements section of Art Basel. They were included in a large exhibition of contemporary art from India at the Mori Museum, Tokyo, which travelled to the Essl Museum in Vienna in 2008. Thukral & Tagra were also represented at the Vancouver Sculpture Biennale and the Asia Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane, Australia. In 2011, they were part of the touring exhibition Indian Highway IV at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France as well as Paris-Delhi-Bombay at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. The artists live and work in New Delhi, India.