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Shahpurjat
Title Shahpurjat
Accession Number acc-no-14319
Museum Name National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
Gallery Name Reserve Collection
Object Type Painting
Main Material Oil on Masonite Board
Main Artist Anjolie Ela Menon
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data 1940
Country India
Dimensions 89 cm x 180 cm
Brief Description Anjolie Ela Menon has been painting for over five decades, evolving a technique reminiscent of the old masters in its sheer feeling for depth and space. Her thematic of her art revolves around the traditional families of Kerala, or the domestic structure within middle class homes. Trademark aspects of Ela Menon's work are her surreal figures with deep-set haunted eyes. Within these unsettling compositions the landscape of Kerala is also often made visible.