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Exhibited : ‘Krishnaraj Chonat Solo Exhibition : Island’ 18th January - 15th February, 2007 at GALLERYSKE, Bengaluru in collaboration with Project 88.
‘Passage to India’ 15th March – 2nd August, 2008 at Initial Access, Wolverhampton, UK.
Provenance : Property from a prestigious UK based
collection, artwork was acquired by the present owner from GALLERYSKE.
Height of the figure - 6ft
Born in Chennai in 1973, Krishnaraj completed his masters in Fine Arts from Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore. His sculptures and installations are explicitly critical of the rapid growth of ecologically unprecedented urban development. He draws parallels between the opposite realities namely that of the rich and the poor. Chonat’s works identify property developments as the primary peril in modern day. One such example of this can be seen in his work ‘Private Sky.’