Ame Amdavadi

22 x 30 Inches
Manhar Kapadia
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MediumSerigraph on paper
PublisherArcher Graphic Studio, Ahmedabad
ColourPrinted in 10 colours
Edition Size100

About Artist

Manhar Kapadia
Manhar Kapadia

Born in 1965, He has completed his Diploma in Painting in 1987 and Art Teacher Diploma in 1988 from Sheth C. N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad. He was awarded by the Gujar... Read more


Limited Edition Serigraph printed in 10 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 inch, Image size is 18 x 26 inch. 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.

Ame Amdavadi, has faint graphics of the map showing the Income tax and the Ashram road area, as its background. Layered with the faint figurative of M. K. Gandhi and the three monkeys, those represent the Gandhian philosophy, but are used satirically here. Here these monkeys are shutting each others’ eyes, mouth and ears, instead of their own, symbolic of the mindset of people of modern times, as they all want to advice each other, but not analyze their own selves. The numbers on the bottom left showing ‘Rs. 80’ is symbolic of the money minded nature of the people of Ahmedabad. This work is a classic example of juxtaposition of random unrelated elements, yet all of them representing the subject in one way or another.