24.0 x 42.2 in. / 61.0 x 107.2 cm.
Oil on canvas
Though usually considered an important genre of fine arts done in academic realism style, still-life is a subject that many Indian modern artists approached in their own unique way. Western modernists were bringing their own influences in these academic genres—Picasso, for instance, creating a unique idiom in his still-life works. Badri Narayan gives in this still-life a personalised creative vocabulary; so, even if the typical tropes exist—flowers in a vase, cut fruit on a platter, a table setting—it all looks extraordinary.
Home is a Place / Interiority in Indian Art (New Delhi: DAG, 2021), p. 97
|Art Artist Names Single||Badri Narayan|