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A Look at Ashok Sukumaran

by Sophia Powers
If Henry Darger is among the most private of well-known artists, then Ashok Sukumaran represents the opposite end of the spectrum-- a spectacularly public conceptualist little known to the New York art world. But not for long. Glow Positioning System and Other Forms of Address represents the artist’s East Coast debut, though his popularity in India has been long indexed by reoccurring mentions in ArtForum and the like. Sukumaran is a sort of public sphere electricity artist, in a country where just a tiny minority is familiar with the notion of interactive art. His Glow Positioning System featured a l... [more]
Posted by Sophia Powers on 4/6/08