Timeless Motifs: A Study in Natural Grandeur

by  Gulammohammed Sheikh

Catalogue text published by Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, 1991.

The massive sculpture (20’ x 16’ x 5’) Nagji Patel has carved for the circular traffic island of Fatehgunj crossing at Baroda is arguably the largest modern Indian sculpture in stone. Designed as a pair of banyan trees

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Abacus: A monumental sculpture

by  Gulammohammed Sheikh

Published in a catalogue by Transpek-Silox Industry Ltd, 2004

The installation of the sculptural monument Abacus at the Akshar Chowk on the crossroads of the Old Padra Road with the Altadara Road marks the gift of yet another gateway or torana designed by sculptor Nagji Patel for

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Ploughing The Field

by  Nilima Sheikh

The modernism of the sixties in India has remained sculptor Nagji Patel’s mooring, a preference developed through the orientations of the late fifties and sixties at Baroda. Since then he has most consistently of all his contemporaries developed this formalist preoccupation with mutations of singular,

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