Two Distanced Figures by Shanti Panchal

The work is autobiographical in nature and explores the isolation of the individual.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
128 x 100 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,475 ( Total: £5,900)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Shanti Panchal

The large eyes of the figures relate to Jain miniature painting, where they symbolise the search for spiritual values. Similarly the mark on the woman's forehead refers to the Hindu belief in the third eye of Shiva.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery Museum Street, BLACKBURN Lancashire BB1 7AJ 01254 667130 www.blackburnmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Wed – Sat, 12noon – 4.45pm

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