Prageeth Manohansa is most recognized and followed for his assembled figurative works made from rusted scrap metal parts, the sketches of which also began a series of charcoal works on paper. The monotone nature of these series and the sculptures’ changing texture have become Manohansa’s identity. The struggle of an artist cum landscape architect who claims to have learnt more from hard labour than university, his works hide a strong connection to his roots. The working tools that have supported his family for generations
now presented in a form of his choice and collected internationally.