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Nailed it Series No. 166By Sumit Mehndiratta

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US$ 1,490


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2022

Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Textiles, acrylic, and metal on wooden panel

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Dimensions: 63.5cm (H) x 124.5cm (W) x 3.8cm (D) / 25" (H) x 49" (W) x 1.5" (D)

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Artist Statement

Artwork comes framed in a white wooden frame with acrylic glass covering.
I like creating geometrical patterns through various mediums. I like them to be precise in terms of their shape and construction. Using threads and nails has been one of the many creative ways I could use to make geometrical shapes and have fun with them. Each nail is hammered individually and then I weave the threads through the nails one by one by hand until I get the desired shape and its placement onto the sculpture. Together these shapes create a beautiful complexity and the fine lines of threads mixing with each other create a beautiful, intricate pattern. Around 1500 meters of thread is used to make this art piece. The plywood in the background is painted with acrylic paint.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1986
Hometown: New Delhi
Based in: New Delhi

A self-taught multidisciplinary artist, Sumit Mehndiratta has pursued Master of Science in international fashion marketing from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has worked with online art galleries and exhibited his works, both group and solo shows across the UK, UAE, Japan, Italy, China and India. He has also worked on …

 

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