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Jangarh Singh Shyam

Born in: 1960



Jangarh Singh Shyam was a member of the Gond tribe that lived in Madhya Pradesh. He was discovered in the 1980s by an Indian collective led by Jagdish Swaminathan during a study trip, the aim of which was to create a collection of tribal art in Bhopal.

While the members of the expedition were in Mandla District, their attention was caught by the painted walls of a house. They inquired about the artist and it was thus that they met Jangarh Singh Shyam. He was only a teenager at the time but his painting style was nonetheless very striking. They invited him to Bhopal so that he could paint a series of works on paper and canvas, a series that is today held in Bharat Bhavan.

Jangarh Singh Shyam committed suicide in 2001 in Japan. He left behind him a particularly powerful and versatile oeuvre. Exceptional creativity is the hallmark of all his output, from his early, raw, and expressive works to his last refined pieces.

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  • Painting

  • Painting Oil

  • Drawing

  • Drawing Ink

  • Painting Acrylic

  • Indian Artist

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Jangarh Singh Shyam, Sans titre, Drawing

Jangarh Singh Shyam

Sans titre, 1996
56 x 71 cm

€3 800

Jangarh Singh Shyam, Bada Dev, Painting

Jangarh Singh Shyam

Bada Dev, 2001
71 x 56 x 2 cm

€8 000

Jangarh Singh Shyam, Sans titre, Painting

Jangarh Singh Shyam

Sans titre, 2001
137 x 91.5 cm

€18 000

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