Vivan Sundaram's work

A Vivan retrospective

Nancy Adajania

 

Cages, 1966, enamel and water-based paint, 60 x 84 inches.
From Persian Miniatures to Stan Brakhage, 1968, oil on canvas, 82.6 x 82.6 inches.
Chain/Link/Step/Knives, 1972, from “Heights of Maccchu Picchu”, ink on paper, 14 x 11 inches.
Give Me Your Hand, 1972, from “Heights of Maccchu Picchu”, ink on paper, 10.9 x 13.9 inches.
Step Inside and You Are No Longer a Stranger, 1976, oil on canvas, 88 x 44 inches.
Guddo, 1980, oil on canvas, 53.9 x 43.9 inches.
Tractor Marks II, 1988, from "Long Night: Drawings in Charcoal", charcoal and photographs on paper, 30 x 39 inches.
Allegorical Landscape, 1988, from "Long Night: Drawings in Charcoal", charcoal on paper, 30 x 39 inches.
Safdar and Moloyashree, 1989, oil on canvas, 53.9 x 59.8 inches.
Approaching 100,000 Sorties, 1991, from "Engine Oil and Charcoal: Works on Paper", engine oil, charcoal on paper, oil, aluminium, 132.2 x 59.8 inches.
A River Carries Its Past, 1992, from "Engine Oil and Charcoal: Works on Paper", engine oil and burn marks on handmade paper, 80 x 120 x 12 inches.
In Memory of Krishna Kumar (triptych), 1990-92, oil on wood, acrylic sheet, steel, tin sheet, 84 x 90 x 18 inches.
Father-Daughter (Umrao Singh, Simla, mid-1940s; Amrita, Simla, 1937), from "Re-take of Amrita", 2002, digital photomontage.
Bourgeois Family, Mirror Frieze, 2001-02, from "Re-take of Amrita", digital photomontage.
12 Bed Ward, 2005, steel, leather, rubber shoe soles, cotton string, wire, electric bulbs, 360 x 240 inches (size variable).
Barricade with Mattress, 2008, from "Trash", digital print, 38.9 x 66.9 inches.
Mill Re-call, 2015, from “409 Ramkinkars”, steel, rubber and LED lights, 99 x 99 x 40 inches.
One and the Many, 2015, from “409 Ramkinkars”, terracotta, size variable inches.
Barricade with Two Drains, 2008, from "Trash", digital print, 39.3 x 86.6 inches.
Year of the Barricades, 1968, 2017 (detail): Tariq Ali and Vanessa Redgrave in London and Rudi Dutschke in Berlin: anti-Vietnam War demonstrations.
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