Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Vesela Sretenović introduces Ranjani Shettar's Intersections project Earth Songs for a Night Sky.
Earth Songs for a Night Sky is a multi-faceted project by Ranjani Shettar (b. 1977, Bangalore, India). Drawing from her environment in rural India—with changing skies, monsoon rains, and lush vegetation—and employing traditional materials such as teak wood and indigo pigment, and techniques of carving, dyeing, and lacquer, Shettar has created hand-carved wood sculptures and a multi-part piece that wraps up the gallery walls. The project is conceived in dialogue with Wassily Kandinsky’s artist’s book Klänge (Sounds) and Paul Klee’s late paintings in the Phillips’s collection.
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
Contemplation Tour: The Rothko Room
Contemplation Tour: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party
Contemplation Tour: Laib Wax Room
Contemplation Audio Tour: Choose-Your-Own-Artwork
Permanent Collection Tour: Sculpture in the Courtyard
Permanent Collection Tour: Rothko Room
Permanent Collection Tour: Luncheon of the Boating Party
Permanent Collection Tour: The Migration Series
Permanent Collection Tour: Laib Wax Room
Permanent Collection Tour: Duncan Phillips
Ranjani Shettar: Earth Songs for a Night Sky
(May 16–Aug 25, 2019)