Ganesha Series VI (Red)
Hand drawn screenprint
Edition of 5
74 x 53cm image size | Framed size with a generous window mount 86 x 108cm
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Ganesha, god of new undertakings and remover of obstacles, captures the essence of modern, evolving India. He brings fortune and success, and is the guide to dealing with the challenges that come with them.
The Ganesha series plays with the god’s different aspects. In Series I, he gazes kindly from his ancient stone chhatri niche, four arms bearing his symbolic implements; the broken tusk he used to write the Vedas; the mahout’s goad to check and guide; the mace to strike obstacles, and a bowl of ladoos, sweet blessings of a good life.
The saffron and rich red borders of Red Ganesha Series echo the traditional Indian miniature, and reveal his vehicle the humble mouse, symbol of our restless minds.