Sri Lankan activist art by Chandraguptha Thenuwara to be shown at Frieze London

The Art Newspaper, July 18, 2022

In the wake of the crisis engulfing Sri Lanka, Saskia Fernando Gallery in Colombo will bring works by one of the country’s most prominent political artists, Chandraguptha Thenuwara to Frieze London later this year. “We are showing Thenuwara, a leading contemporary artist and activist at the forefront of the [democratic] people’s movement for decades,” says the gallery founder Saskia Fernando. “His body of work is dedicated to exposing political corruption in Sri Lanka.”

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