Sringara Rasa is the ultimate representation of passionate love (for the divine).
Unique (wall mountable) piece which centred around the Phallus as provided by the Elephant Family Project.
Etching, monoprint, screenprint, 23.5 carat Gold Leaf mixed media on paper, jesmonite phallus and perspex.
54cm x 54cm x 21cm
Natasha Kumar’s new Rasa collection brings together the abstract and the actual in vivid, hypnotising work that references Mughal architecture and her Indian heritage. It is a striking contemporary reinterpretation of a classical Hindu story. It evokes a moment of the Rasa Lila, the transcendental dance of divine love when Krishna danced under a full moon with his consort Radha, and his devoted gopis.
Through a subtle combination of etching and screenprint that references architectural motifs of the chhatri, and pictorial traditions of the dance Kumar allows the viewer to share the gopi’s ethereal experience of the Rasa Lila. Each gopi feels that she dances with Krishna alone, the focus of his attention. But taken as a whole, the work catches a glimpse of how Krishna reproduced himself a thousand times over to dance with every gopi simultaneously.
Sringara Rasa is available to purchase through the Elephant Project Charity and will be exhibited at Hauser & Wirth, 23 Savile Row, W1S 2ET on 8th Feb only.
The event on 20th Feb is by invitation only- Mayfair location – please contact – The Elephant Family | Office: 0207 251 5099 |Mob: 07843238878 for tickets and further information.
Natasha Kumar’s new Rasa collection brings together the abstract and the actual in vivid, hypnotising work- A full collection of which will be exhibited at The Royal Geographical Society, London alongside Paul Vanstone’s Sculptures from Feb 27th to April 17th
Elephant Family | Office: 0207 251 5099 |Mob: 07843238878
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