Live Painting with Abhishek Singh
The Carlos Museum welcomes Abhishek Singh for a weeklong residency in conjunction with the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine. When the work is complete, it will join his other images in the exhibition.
The subject of the “live painting” is the multiple forms of the elephant-headed god Ganesha. Singh’s representations of the deity are informed not only by his deep knowledge of Indian culture and religion but also by his understanding of the essential role the majestic animals play in the ecosystem of India.
Singh’s residency is made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the David Goldwasser Fund for Religion and the Arts.