The Broken Promised

Is a political work by New Delhi/ Jaipur based artist Shirley Bhatnagar. It was created specially for the Indian Ceramics Triennale 2018 and was shown at the Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. The work is a humorous take on election promises and statements made by politicians from all over the world. On display is an over the top dinner table, with fancy teapots, soup tureens and larger than life interestingly shaped tableware, however upon closer inspection we find that nothing is actually useable or functional. A large imposing teapot seated on a pedestal has a drooping spout which negates its main … Continue reading The Broken Promised