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Tejal Shah
You too can touch the moon - Yashoda with Krishna (Hijra Fantasy Series)


Born in 1979, in Bhilai, Tejal Shah grew up in Chhattisgarh and moved to Mumbai in 1995. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in photography from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2000. During her last year at the RMIT, she was an exchange scholar at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2008, she received her Master's degree in Fine Arts from Bard College, New York.

Shah is a visual artist who primarily works with...



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  Lot 42 of 47  

CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART: A SELECTION FROM THE AMAYA COLLECTION
4-5 DECEMBER 2018

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Rs 3,55,320

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tejal Shah
You too can touch the moon - Yashoda with Krishna (Hijra Fantasy Series)
Inscribed, dated and signed 'You too can touch the moon - Yashoda with Krishna/ Edition 1/8, 2006/ tejal shah' (on the reverse of the board)
2006
Digital photograph on archival paper pasted on board
60.5 x 42.25 in (153.5 x 107 cm)

First from a limited edition of eight

EXHIBITED
What are You?, Mumbai: Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, 8 - 30 September 2006
New Delhi New Wave, Milan: Primo Marella Gallery, 22 November 2007 - 12 January 2008
What do you want?, part of Asia Triennial Manchester 2008 at Manchester: Corner House Gallery, 4 April - 1 June 2008
INDIA: Public Places, Private Spaces - Contemporary Photography and Video Art, New Jersey: The Newark Museum, 2008; Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 26 October 2008 - 18 January 2009
Shifting Shapes / Unstable Signs, New Haven: The School of Art Gallery, Yale School of Art, 27 January - 27 February 2009
Images of Desire: Queer Fantasy, part of The Nigah Queer Fest at New Delhi: Max Mueller Bhavan , 23 October - 1 November 2009
A Cry from the Narrow Between, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 12 March - 3 April 2010

PUBLISHED
What are You?, Mumbai: Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, 2006, p. 22 (installation view), p. 28 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Jerome Neutres ed., New Delhi New Wave, Bologna: Damiani Editore, 2007, p. 223 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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