Gogi Saroj Pal

Gogi Saroj Pal was born in Neoli, UP in 1945. She studied for two years at the College of Art, Vanasthanli, Rajasthan between 1961 and 1962. She then went to obtain a diploma in painting at the College of Art in Lucknow in 1967. Subsequently, she became a vocational student for postgraduate study in painting at the College of Art, Delhi. From 1969, Gogi Saroj Pal has been showing regularly and participating in artists' workshops, and camps. She works in several media including oil, gouache, ceramics, weaving, graphics and installations.

The iconography of woman is an important feature of Gogi Saroj Pal's work and her images are not devoid of context. The status of women in society and nuances of their degradation find reflection in her work. Pal mixes fantasy and myth to create her doe-eyed women riding on animals in different postures.

Saroj Pal lives and works in New Delhi.

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Gogi Saroj Pal
Swaymbram
Gouache on Paper
35" x 44"
1995

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Gogi Saroj Pal
Hatyogini Naika
Gouache on Paper
9.8" x 13.8"
1996