|Medium||Serigraph on paper|
|Publisher||Archer Graphic Studio, Ahmedabad|
|Colour||Printed in 5 colours|
Born in 1942, Sanjaya, a village in Gujarat, Parekh is a self taught artist and reflects her rural influences in her stylized folk art. Married to Manu Parekh, an artist fr... Read more
Limited Edition Serigraph printed in 5 colours on archival paper. This serigraph was published in an edition size of 100. This item will be shipped unframed, in a roll. The paper size is 22 x 30 inches, Image size is 18 x 26 inches. The print is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
This limited edition serigraph is part of a series titled ‘The Ahmedabad Serigraphs’ which consist of 33 serigraphs done by 33 different artists each serigraph is a window to the city, as seen from the eyes of the artist, each of who has presented a central idea of Ahmedabad as testimony of their feeling for the city.
This serigraph is based on the Gandhian philosophy that inspired Parekh since childhood. Her family being a strong Gandhi follower, the roots of the Gandhian philosophy are imbibed deep into her. This work shows various scenes of the inspirational stories of M. K. Gandhi, starting with three iconic monkeys in the central space. Briefly talking about the scenes, clockwise top left is the story of a goat and Bapu; right next, the story of young Mohandas Gandhi and the school incident; Bapu and a tumbler of water incident; the incident of Bapu and a young man; incident of Bapu and a young girl named Prabhavati; Satyagraha scene; Gandhi playing with a toddler; Bapu teaching kids; incident of young M. K. Gandhi and Daai Rambha; Bapu on a cot in Sabarmati Ashram; incident of young Gandhi with Kaalekar Saheb in Bombay; Bapu in hospital with a friend in Pune; Bapu in South African jail.