Rina Banerjee works

Images courtesy Galerie Nathalie Obadia and Rina Banerjee Archives

Left to right:
Rina Banerjee (b. 1963)
“Make me a summary of the world! She was his guide and had traveled on camel, rhino, elephant and kangaroo, dedicated to dried plants, glass houses—for medical study, vegetable sexuality, self-pollination, fertilization her reach pierced the woods country by country,” 2014. Wood rhino, Chinese umbrellas, sea sponges, linen, beads, pewter soldiers, grape vines, glass chandelier drops, acrylic horns, wire, nylon and bead flowers. 7 x 4 ft. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/ Brussels. © Rina Banerjee. Image courtesy Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Brussels.
Right: “Her captivity was once someone’s treasure and even pleasure but she blew and flew away took root which grew, we knew this was like no other feather, a third kind of bird that perched on vine intertwined was neither native nor her queens daughters, a peculiar other.,” 2011. Anglo-Indian pedestal 1860, Victorian birdcage, shells, feathers, gourds, grape vines, coral, fractured Charlotte doll heads, steel knitted mesh with glass beads, Kenyan tourist sculptures, apple gourds. 7 x 7 x 6 ft. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Purchased with funds from the Michel Roux Acquisitions Fund, 2016.20. © Rina Banerjee. Image courtesy Rina Banerjee Archives. 

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