berlinoneseven Prabhavathi Meppayil
September 17—November 15, 2014
Johnen Galerie, Berlin

berlinoneseven Prabhavathi Meppayil

Exhibition view: Prabhavathi Meppayil, berlinoneseven, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, 2014 Photo © Jens Ziehe

Press Release

At the exhibition Il Palazzo Enciclopedico at the 2013 Venice Biennale, the wider public had for the first time the opportunity to encounter the works by the Indian artist Prabhavathi Meppayil. In the exhibition, surrounded by sometimes obsessive, fantastical works, Meppayil’s art offered a moment of freedom, openness, and enlightenment. The process of Prabhavathi Meppayil’s minimalist work draws from the goldsmith tradition of her family. The white pictorial objects made of lime gesso are given...
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