Artist Statement: "When I was asked to design for this project, I immediately thought of Diane Vreeland’s famous quote - “Pink is the navy blue of India.” In our country, colour is celebrated and using that as a starting point, I knew I wanted to go with a beautiful blush pink. No other colour seemed more apt to demonstrate the strength and power of this majestic animal. My strength as a designer lies in my surface embellishments which use traditional Indian techniques in a contemporary language.The overall effect is one of lightness. The elephant is known to be one of the largest animals in the jungle, but they also have such a fragility and delicacy to their being and it’s that characteristic that I aimed to capture."


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Mumbai-based designer Anushka Khanna has established her label both in India and abroad. Khanna’s aesthetic is a meeting of her Indian heritage with a global perspective. Her line focuses on two distinct categories, Indian wear and Western wear. Known for her love of colour and her use of intricate and fine embroidery. Khanna’s look is young, vibrant and fresh. Her work has been featured in publications such as US Instyle, Vogue, L’Officiel, Savvy, DNA, After Hours and Bombay Times to name a few.

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Dahlia, 2018
Lot Number 29
Fiberglass and acrylic sculpture
145 x 150 x 85 cm (57.09 x 59.06 x 33.46 in)

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  • Dimensions
    145 x 150 x 85 cm (57.09 x 59.06 x 33.46 in)