Expressions at Tihar (2009)

Curated by Anubhav Nath and Johny ML
12 August – 2 September 2009

Mati Ghar
Indira Gandhi National
Centre for the Arts,
CV Mess,
Janpath, New Delhi
Gandhi Memorial Center
4748 Western Avenue,
Bethesda, MD 20816 USA,
2 October - 5 November, 2011


TV Santhosh

TV Santhosh completed his BFA, specializing in sculpture, from Shantiniketan in 1994. He then received his MFA from M.S. University, Vadodara in 1997. Santhosh has received numerous awards and recognition for his work, including a National Scholarship and an INLAK Foundation Scholarship. Santhosh’s art is centered on the exploration of present day crises. He frequently uses imagery from mainstream media to create bold works examining themes of war, terrorism and the global socio-political environment.

His solo shows include ‘Burning Flags’ at the Aicon Gallery in collaboration with The Guild Gallery of Mumbai, New York and London (2010 ‘A Room to Pray’ at Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich (2008). His group shows include ‘In Transition: New Art from India’ at the Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC, Canada (2010); ‘Expressions at Tihar,’ Ojas Art, New Delhi (2009); ‘In the Mood for Paper’ at F2 Gallery, Beijing (2009); and ‘India Xianzai: Contemporary Indian Art’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai (2009).