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Title Etching
Museum Name National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
Gallery Name Reserve Collection
Object Type Graphic Art
Main Material Etching
Main Artist K. Laxma Goud
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data 1940
Country India
Dimensions 50 cm x 32 cm
Brief Description Laxma Goud began his printmaking in Black and White, and moved to color only after two decades of his practice. His iconography is earthy, sensuous, erotic and demonic at the same time. His animals and humans copulated unrestrainedly and openly in the village landscape of tress. The delicate use of line and the concepts surrounding fantasy where animals and sexual genitals are depicted pierced with ornaments. Fascinated with erotic subjects from the beginning by the late 60's he evolved a distinct style in his etchings which portrayed a pan-natural sexuality seen in terms of impulsive, aggressive passions rather than those of fertility