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Bharti Kher
Untitled


The bindi is the leitmotif in Bharti Kher's works which are usually composed of surfaces entirely covered in large and small bindis. "For the world at large, the 'dot' on the forehead singles out women as Indian. But Bharti subverts this 'exotic' symbol and thereby the outsider's gaze to talk about more pressing women's issues. For her the paradox lies in the fact that the bindi with its traditional and spiritual connotations of...



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  Lot 73 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Bharti Kher
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Bharti Kher 2006' (on the reverse)
2006
Bindis on aluminium composite panel
95.5 x 47.25 in (242.6 x 120 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Germany

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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