Matthew Krishanu
Matthew Krishanu’s subject matter is usually autobiographical, set in places with which he has a close connection. His most recent paintings centre on two boys (the artist and his brother) growing up in Bangladesh – and their experience of a complex world that includes expatriates, missionaries, and expansive landscapes. Ordination (2017) is a painting based on a family photograph taken in the 1980s of the artist’s father ordaining a new priest in a church in Bangladesh.
  • Artwork Details: 240 x 180cm
  • Edition:
  • Material description: Oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC38/2017

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