b/seven eighths Prabhavathi Meppayil
June 8—August 11, 2018
Esther Schipper

b/seven eighths Prabhavathi Meppayil

Exhibition view: Prabhavathi Meppayil, b/seven eighths Photo: © Andrea Rossetti

Press Release

Esther Schipper is pleased to announce Prabhavathi Meppayil's first solo exhibition with the gallery, entitled b/seven eighths. The exhibition will include four ensembles of works. Prabhavathi Meppayil transposes in her works the techniques and materials associated with the ancestral craft of goldsmithery into a contemporary plastic language that belongs to the modernist canon, whether by embedding metal wires in layers of white gesso, or by marking its surface with tools traditionally used by goldsmiths. Meppayil’s...
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