Bari Kumar | the artist




The artist Bari Kumar
Born 1966, Vakadu, India.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Sydney Biennale,


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On canvases steeped in the lush colors of tropical decay, mossy greens and faded oranges are prevalent shades. Kumar renders images resonating with religious, social, and cultural significance that invite multiple readings. In "Dos por Uno," the Spanish phrase "two for one" (culled from a Mexican swap meet sign) takes on a deeper, wry meaning. A female Rubenesque beauty is metamorphosed into a Tantric four-armed transsexual lady. The idea of transsexuals, who inhabit two worlds with varying degrees of comfortablity, appeal to Kumar, who divides his time between Southern India and Los Angeles…
Vanitas


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