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Size : 9 X 20.5 X 6 in | 22.9 X 52.1 X 15.2 cm
Medium : Mixed Media
Style : Art Deco
Created in : 2016
Sold by : Artist
Surface : Plyboard Box
Lot No : MA236988
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Archana Rajguru Profile
Hyderabad, India

About Artist

ARCHANA R BISWAS Archana R Biswas graduated from Kala-Bhavan, Santiniketan in the year 1992 with honors in painting. She did her post-diploma in printmaking from M.S. University Vadodara, Gujarat in the year 1995.While pursuing post diploma, her work got selected in many prestigious shows Including international prints biennale, Bhopal and national exhibition, Bangaluru. Before completing her post diploma she received Bendre-Husain fellowship for printmaking in the year 1995. After her post-diploma she received national scholarship for young artists from human resource development, New Delhi, for which she work two years under Rini Dhumal as her guide. In her prolong career she worked in many spheres, worked as an educator, an animator and conducted many workshops for children. Last three years she is extensively working on fiber art, exploring various forms. Her work got selected for the World of thread art festival,2016,Canada. Presently she is working on a conceptualized mask project. First she makes the mould with layers of paper and crocheting it with vibrant colored wool.

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Mask is a form of art. Masks are virtual faces which are used as a form of disguise. Metaphorically mask has great significance; I am greatly fascinated by mask. I am using mask in my work since several years. Initially I was using mask as a part of my painting, then started using mask alone. I create the required shape with layers of paper pasted with glue. Once dry instead of painting I crochet them with different colored threads. Crochet covering on the traditional form, as it speaks of commercialization covering ethnicity. I feel it is a very good synthesis and very much versatile