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As she watched wrestler Sushil Kumar lead the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, artist Anjolie Ela Menon had a sudden flash of recall. "I remembered doing a painting on a couple of wrestlers, one of whom has Sushil's face, " she says. "I liked the gentle look of this young man and used him in my work. And when he went on to win a silver medal at the Olympics, I felt my work was, kind of, prophetic. " During the 2010 Commonwealth Games, a group of artists got together to paint pictures which were to be used as hoardings across Delhi. "But like with many things during the CWG, this idea too did not take off. "
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