Vivan Sundaram was born in 1943. In 2000 Vivan Sundaram, Sher - Gil's nephew and renowned multi-media artist produced the Re-take of Amrita Sher - Gil series (he is her sister's son) using the legacy of photographic archive left behind by her father, his grandfather, Umrao Singh Sher - Gil. About OCA OCA is a hybrid arts foundation, supporting artists based in Norway and Sápmi, founded in 2001 by the Norwegian Ministries of Culture and Foreign Affairs. Feminine Fables: Imaging the Indian Woman in Painting, Photography and Cinema, by Geeti Sen, Mapin Publishing, 2002. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint Vivan Sundaram: A man of all mediums 6 min read. Vivan Sundaram Bourgeois family: Mirror frieze, 2001 From the series Re-take of Amrita. Filter by auction house, media and more. Veteran Artist and nephew of Amrita Sher-Gil Vivan Sundaram talks about his two volume book 'Amrita Sher-Gil: a self portrait in letters and writings'. Browse upcoming auctions and create alerts for artworks you are interested in. Vivan Sundaram was born in 1943 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1960s. 1400 postcard-sized photographs in metal frames in a circular floor installation, 300cm diameter x 30 cm height. It was neither a fashion show, nor was it evocative of art traditionally seen within a gallery space. These are parts of a work titled Great Indian Bazaar , which was made for the Johannesburg Biennale of 1997. View artworks for sale by Sundaram, Vivan Vivan Sundaram (36, Indian). by Vivan Sundaram During this early period Sundaram’s practice revolved around historical figurative painting, later experimenting with diverse and semiotically charged mediums. First as a painter and subsequently in large-scale conceptual installations, Vivan Sundaram‘s artistic practice has responded to contemporary politics with radical vanguardism. This artist bio has been sourced from JNAF. Vivan Sundaram was born in 1943. Sundaram is an artist who has been consistent in his pursuit of politically honed art. Dressed in a black kurta, topped off with a mop of silver hair, artist Vivan Sundaram looks quite affable. Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Portrait in Letters and Writings edited by Vivan Sundaram, Tulika Books, 2010. His retrospective, “Step Inside And You Are No Longer A Stranger”, curated by Roobina Karode, is on at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in Delhi till June 30 ‘Step Inside And You Are No Longer A Stranger’, the first retrospective of the works of Vivan Sundaram, curated by Roobina Karode at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art … Her mother came to India as a companion of Princess Bamba Sutherland, the granddaughter of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. by Natasha Ginwala . His own artistic practice which moved from painting during his college years to engaging with everything from readymades, photographs, videos to sculptural installation has been crucial in the definition and development of installation as a practice in the country. View Vivan Sundaram’s artworks on artnet. Art turned into a vehicle for dogmas and other agendas, with Pop and Minimalism appearing concurrently as the most significant art movements of the decade. Vivan Sundaram, Great Indian Bazaar, 1997. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Baroda and the Slade School of Fine Arts in London in the 1970’s on a commonwealth scholarship. Indian artists who are part of the project were Satish Gujral, Vivan Sundaram, Bharti Kher, Krishen Khanna, Monica Narula, Zarina Hashmi, Nilima Sheikh amongst others. After graduating from the MS University, Baroda in 1965, Sundaram held a Commonwealth Fellowship for study at the Slade School, London between 1966-68, becoming politically active … B. Further Biographical Context for Vivan Sundaram. One of India’s most distinguished contemporary artists, Vivan Sundaram (b. It was shown subsequently in Delhi and Mumbai, and in Bangalore most recently. Updated: 26 Jan 2018, 05:25 PM IST Avantika Bhuyan.