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Alwar Balasubramaniam

Sk(in)

The Phillips Collection
May 26, 2011 - April 2012

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Hidden Sight, 2007  Fiberglass, wood, and acrylic  20 1/2″ x 22 3/4″ x 3″ 

“It shows where the tree ends, but also where the inside begins. I aimed to create a sculpture where you see the “in” as well as the “out” by providing just the skin – where the outside and the inside co-exist and are visible together.”

Alwar Balasubramaniam

Exhibition Views

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Sk(in), 2009-2011
Iron and brass
105" x 99" x 99”

Untitled, 2011
Fiberglass, nails, wood, and acrylic
11" x 11" x 2” (Each of 3)

Hidden Sight, 2007
Fiberglass, wood, and acrylic
20 1/2" x 22 3/4" x 3" 

Wound, 2010
Fiberglass, wood, and acrylic
26.5" x 32" x 4”

Sk(in), 2009-2011
Iron and brass
105" x 99" x 99”

Untitled, 2011
Fiberglass, nails, wood, and acrylic
11" x 11" x 2” (Each of 3)

Hidden Sight, 2007
Fiberglass, wood, and acrylic
20 1/2" x 22 3/4" x 3" 

Wound, 2010
Fiberglass, wood, and acrylic
26.5" x 32" x 4”

Alwar Balasubramaniam and Ranjani Shettar
Alwar Balasubramaniam and Ranjani Shettar
Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century March 6 - September 12, 2021

The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, celebrates its centennial with Seeing Differently. The exhibition marks the first major celebration of the museum’s permanent collection in over 10 years and includes works by Paul Klee, Mondrian, Rothko, Pollock, Picasso, de Kooning, Calder, Jacob Lawrence and Ranjani Shettar amongst others...

Robb Report
Robb Report
The Alchemist August 2011

Artist A. Balasubramaniam displays his signature brand of invisible and metaphoric works at the Phillips Collection. 

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