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S G Vasudev's art: The first ever retrospective opens in Bengaluru

A modernist master finally gets his due, writes Avantika Bhuyan

S G Vasudev | Photo: Mallikarjun Katakol

S G Vasudev | Photo: Mallikarjun Katakol

Avantika Bhuyan
At the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Bengaluru a few days ago, nearly 300 artworks were in the process of being installed. The works encompassed a staggering range, from oils on canvas and sketches to copper reliefs and tapestries in silk — all produced by S G Vasudev, a prominent advocate of what is loosely referred to as indigenous modernism. Vasudev’s 55 years of work will finally be on full display at the first retrospective of his art.

The exhibition, titled “Inner Resonance — A Return to ‘Sama’”, appropriately enough, traces the full circle Vasudev’s trajectory has taken. A

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 10:00 PM IST

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