Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: In the Beginning

Pertinent use of University of Melbourne's museum collections to add snap and sparkle to Ramesh's magpie-like assemblage of stuff. 

 

A panopoly of materials and joyfully self referential and neo-expressionist outpouring across all surface. 

 

Hyper-fun, combined with layers of cultural and history of art references hidden amidst the jetsom. 

 

Ian Potter Museum of Art

http://www.art-museum.unimelb.edu.au

22 November 2016 - 26 February 2017


Ceramic Jug, Cyprus, c 2300-2200BCE University of Melbourne Art Collection


Uniitled Figure 13 2016 earthenware, glaze, gold lustre, plantinum lustre, enamel & Untitled (Hindu God) not dated, concrete The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Purchased by the Faculty of Architecture. Unkown Artist (Madhubani, India) Kali, the black goddess, 1982, brush and ink on paper,  The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Purchased by the Faculty of Indian Studies.
Untitled, 2016, Bronze
Untitled Figure 14, 2016, un-fired clay, synthetic wig, glitter, acrylic, garbage bag, plastic fern
Super-stimulated!!

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