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Neema Lal

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pravah, 2016 Steel Metal 18"x9"x0.3"
20160702051021-meto-aadya
metro aadya, 2016 Pastel,water, Dry Pigment Color and Acyrlic Color on Paper Board 24" X 12" X 0.01"
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memmoire 2
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memmoire, 2016 Rust Metal and Wood , Acrylic and Texture White on Center Line 40"x 26"x 1,18"
20160827022610-two-sides-of-life
two sides of life Optical Glass With Lamination
20161118150225-image
Situation , 2016 Changung Lights Effect
20150719132959-jeu_in_hamlet_1
Jeu in Hamlet, july 2015 Red Velvet Balls, Velvet Fibre and Paper Peices ,board on Panel 33" X 25"
20160131213229-untitled-3
where is happiness, 2016 Board, Wood ,resin and Beads 35"x21"
20160131214824-jeu-de-hamlet-4
jeu in hamlet 4( like halloween game), 2015 Cut Paper on Board , Velvet Fabric and Velvet Balls on Wood . 24" X 35"
20150929005200-jeu-in-hemlet-p2
jeu in hamet 2, sep 2015 Board, Wood,papers, Fibre Balls and Fibre Cloth 29" X 24"
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blue crystal , 2015 Optical Glass, Glass Color 4.5" X3.5" X 3"
20160626145227-g-sc-3
glass with blue, 2016 Hot Glass , Cold Worked 6.5" X 5" X 4" © no
20160702193214-blue-crystal-p1
side view of blue crystal glass, 2015 Optical Glass , Glass Color 4.5" X3.5" X 3"
20150908005122-rose-in-glass-1
rose in crystal, aug 2015 Optic Glass 9"x2"x8"
20150914210540-rose-in-glass-p1-1
rose in crystal (side) , aug 2015 Optic Glass 9"x2"x8" © no
20160702191646-glass-sculpture-blue-1
blue in glass, 2016 Hot Glss , Cold Work 7.5 " X 4.5" X 3" © no
20150717154120-shape-glass-p1_6x2x4
glass work 1, june 2015 Hot Glass,glass Color 9"x7'x 4" © no
20150719130116-shappe-in-glass-p1
glass work p 2 Hot Glass © no
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Memmoire 2
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hidden love, 2015 Velve Fibre , Copper Resin Fibre,styrene Foam on Panel 33" X 29"
20150719130312-love_all
Love all, 2015 Velvet ,resin Fabric, Styrene on Panel 35" X 29"
20150509194357-see-all-4
see all 4, 2015 Gold Metallic Mirror Paper ,velvet Fibre, Foam Board on Panel 37" X28"
20150504163314-see-all-1
see all, 2015 Mirror Metallic Paper, Velvet Fibre Cloth,foam Board on Panel 35" X 25"
20150317200435-see-all-2
see all 2, 2015 Mirror Paper , Japenese Paper ,foam Board on Hard Board 36" X 26" © no
20150108030935-celebrations-in-childhood
celebrations memory, 2015 Acrylic and Mix Media on Hard Foam Board 25" X 19" © no
20150225174438-childhood-in-rajasthan__2_
Childhood memory, 2014 Acrylic and Mix Media on Hard Foam Board 24" X 18" © no
20150218181643-experiencing-on-way-2
experiencing on way 2, 2015 Mix Media on Plastic Board 31" X 21" © no
20150220183424-exp-on-way
experiencing on way 1, 2015 Mix Media on Plastic Board 27" X 20" © no
20150112171239-opportunity-1
opportunity ( figure), 2014 Mix Media on Canvas 40"x35" © no
20150218182409-planning-1
planning (sitting figure), 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 28" X 37" © no
20150218192618-lost-in-fields-_flashback_
lost in fields 1 , 2014 Acrylic on Hard Foam Board 14' X 21" © no
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lost in fields 2, 2014 Acrylic on Hard Foam Board 12" X 19" © no
20141213215412-loud
loud, 2014 Acrylic Color on Black Paper 18" X 8"
20141213214703-sleep
sleep, 2014 Drawing ,minimal 18" X 8" © no
20150228205955-struggle-and-experience
experience(wall inst), 2015 Board and Mix Media 55" X 48' X 1'' © no
20141116184955-enter
entering new phase, 2014 Pen and Acrylic on Paper 12" X 23" © cover
20141213220219-charm
charming moment, 2014 Acrylic ,pen ,ink on Paper 14" X 22" © cover
20150216173904-experience
experience 1, 2014 Pen on Paper © cover
20150112173625-converse_in_emptiness
converse in emptiness 1, aug 2014 Pen and Ink on Paper 8" X22" © cover
20141116184937-welcome
welcoming new members, 2014 Pen and Acrylic on Paper 11" X 23" © cover
20150216174005-experience-3
experiience 2, 2014 Pen on Paper © cover
20150112211510-lal_neema_2
converse in emptiness, 2014 Pen and Ink on Paper 20"x14" © cover
20141221162811-solace
solace sorrow, 2014 Pen ,ink on Paper 22" X 14" © cover
20150216174323-exprience-2
experience 3, 2014 Pen on Paper © cover
20160102235832-studio_-efa
studio 510 Efa Center
20150113185029-intro
Intro in NY (installation)(figure), 2015 Acrylic ,pen on Door Foam Board 51"x 36" X 2" © no
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Intro in NY 2(installation)(figure), 2015 Acrylic ,pen on Door Foam Board 39" X 40" X 2.5" © no
20150113200439-confession-
confession 1 (installation), 2014 Acrylic on Door Foam Board 56"x 38" X1" © no
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confession 2 (installation), 2014 Duck Tape on Wall 108" X 108" © no
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nars studio front view
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Himalaya
Birth year
1980
Lives in
Brooklyn and India
Works in
Sculpture,Installations ,drawings ,mix media, in different materials
Schools
Gallery artist ,Roaskildegalleriet,Denmark, 2005, 5 years
International workspace program,NARS Foundation ,NY, 2015, 7 months
The Art Student League Residency ,NY, 2014, 1 month
UNESCO Bursary, Camac ,France, 2013, 2 months
Camac Residency,France, 2012, 1 month
B.A (fine arts),Gold medalist with distinction, 2001, 3 years
M.A(fine arts) ,U.C.A canterbury &Farnham ,U.K, 2008, selected
corning museum of glass,workshop, 2015, workshop
Pilchuck glass workshop, Washington, 2015, 1 month
efa,studio for arts ,studio 510,Manhattan ,New York, 2015, march 2016
Representing galleries
Gallery Garvey and Simon art access , Gallery Quill and Canvas, Marwah Studio MEC Gallery, Gallery Roskildegalleriet, Gallery art Etern
Tags
minimal, abstract, exhibition/performance
Statement

 

My work speaks the language through lines with expression, it looks like  going deep into depth in search of peace by keeping the simplicity and profound expression . It generally attracts viewers to compare it with their everyday reality showing truth including feeling and vision. Moreover,  drawing ,mix media ,glass sculptures and installations represents  the confessional art with minimum lines of different colors and different texture  on different  shapes in the form of minimal art . The meditative mind enhances lines to present the flow in feelings and express  moods  in the joining lines .

As lines are the foundation of every art school and bringing line into motion ,helps me to present my expressions and bring results. Possibly, it takes hours to days and weeks in studio to bring out the best results on any pre decided base . I am using 2D base  and  3D space , to get more  projection on work.Now the work on glass with facets motivating my style to move forward.

 

These works represents the feelings ,thoughts arising in me  .In fact ,during the period of working ,my mind follows these questions  such as how the thoughts are working ? How the situation is getting biased? How the conflicts and collisions are happening between the thoughts?  How the conscious mind is bringing  the state of meditation to come to unconscious level and putting me at that point where everything is taking into lines to present  inner feelings. These lines are motivating me ,to bring them alive . Slowly slowly while working , I am getting in love with these lines and this experience is giving me relief in mind.

 

I follow the path of inspiration from childhood to adult for growth and direction , as since childhood I got fascinated by the culture ,colorful cloths ,folk art ,tribal art and many kind of art of Rajasthan (state of India) and my belongings to Himalayas keeps me spiritual and simple. Keeping focus on the recent work ,  inspiration also comes from childhood visual memory  from tribal art of India where rural ladies draw figures and different  features by using  triangles, lines and circles on the walls ,floor and courtyards.

 

   As far as artists motivation is concern I would say Indian artists such as S.H Raza,F.N Souza and M.F Hussain and  international artists Picasso, Dubuffet, Pollock, and the abstract contemporary Danish artists (worked and did residencies for 5 years )  .Among all, Picasso and his techniques encourage me the most , from expressive signature of mine to rhythmic flow in figures,lines and shapes .Not limited to earlier artists ,incitement  is necessary  for progress, as this era's contemporary artists such as  Anish Kapoor, Frank Stella, Richard Serra, Sol Lewitt, Donald Judd, Brice Marden , Robert Ryman , Robert Morris, Richard Tuttle and more are inspiring me .

 

Learning  from  Himalayan masters and continuing meditation from last 12 years is bringing changes in me . It results , loving all creatures and believing in  mother earth with no boundaries of countries .Basically ,this feeling  is driving  me  to come close to others through easiest way as I do through depicting line's lauguage.I would say considering this nature ,promoting my visual and inner inspiration , getting stored consciously and unconsciously in my mind  are breathing and cosmos .When concentration on breathing takes place it occupies space with  aura  and that space is generally projected as thick line in different time containting shapes. More, seeing the beauty of cosmos ncluding position of sun and stars. inspires as geometry in cosmos.

 

Three  years back ,I was doing abstract figurative with expressionism ,but it was based on other subjects rather  than myself .The quest of bringing self feelings on toile and  to convey with others, brought the stage of minimal art ,moreover, this art perfectly matches my spiritual and meditative nature . That became the reason of bringing lines into form and presenting  self through my own nature .

 

Considering future prospects, this work should move on progressively with catching up dimensions and  different materials ,so that I could get the opportunity to present work in internationally renowned museums with world wide exhibitions ,it will help my work to be reviewed by internationally renowned art professionals .

 

I got identification of my work by presenting different shapes indicates different moments and the work of lines in it indicates the situation of my mind at that particular moment. The  shapes contain lines which are presented in dimension with flow of feelings  and showing the joined lines with  focus of expression . Somewhere, the lines are put with complete figurative expressions as per required subjects as in two paintings "opportunity" and "planning ". I believe these  points make my work unique and different . Moreover the projection of lines with different  texture ,color ,different material  and putting it on different  base , reflect the vivid culture of my birth and living place.  

 

As an artist representing lines with minimum usage ,more dimension and to bring out more feelings,make the work little tougher for me. Moreover ,This foundation of art (line) forcing my innerself  continuously to elaborate it more and more expressive and broad way.

 

 

Neema Lal

Artist

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