Sunil Gupta

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At first I assumed it was a deer. But then the tinny ring of a mobile phone and a shiny pinstriped suit taught me otherwise. As I gaze around the grounds of the now inoperative Bara Gumbad mosque in central Delhi I’m dazzled, not by the 14th century architecture, but by the scores of entwined couples, pushed up against trees, bent over benches, and nuzzled into doorways.  Later on in the day, at Safdarjung’s Tomb—an exquisite walled mausoleum to the late Mughal statesman—I mistakenly pick out... [more]
A Look at Sunil Gupta   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Sunil Gupta at Vadehra Art Gallery (VAG) - Okhla August 21st, 2009 - September 25th, 2009
Posted 9/12/09
Since being diagnosed HIV positive in 1995, artist Sunil Gupta writes, "I have been struggling to achieve and maintain a clinical goal of an ‘undetectable viral load’." "Love, Undetectable," Sunil Gupta’s current exhibition, runs fluidly between the physical and emotional realities of what this means. Exploring tales and experiences of love, against the complex social backdrop of homosexuality and HIV, the political becomes deeply (and very beautifully) personal. There are three bodies of work... [more]
Contemporary Art from India   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Ravi Agarwal, Navjot Altaf, Pablo Bartholomew, Atul Bhalla, Shahid Datawala, Anita Dube, Gauri Gill, Shilpa Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Samar and Vijay Jodha, Ranbir Kaleka, Jitish Kallat, Sonia Khurana, Shantanu Lodh, vish math, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Pushpamala N., Ram Rahman, Raghu Rai, Gigi Scaria, Tejal Shah, Raghubir Singh, Vivan Sundaram, Surekha, Manish Swarup, Vivek Vilasini, Rajesh Vora at Minneapolis Institute of Arts October 26th, 2008 - January 18th, 2009
Posted 1/9/09
This is the last week to see the traveling exhibition “India: Public Places, Private Spaces” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, organized by the Newark Art Museum.  While the Indian stock market has heated up in recent years so has their contemporary art market, leaving many of us to learn about the work garnering so much attention only through periodicals or the web.  This exhibition is a timely remedy to that problem, bringing new art from India to the other side of the world, to the United... [more]
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