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Bharti Kher
(1969)

Untitled



Bharti Kher often refers to her mixed media works with bindis, the mass-produced, yet traditional ornaments Indian women wear on their foreheads, as ‘action paintings’. Painstakingly placed on the surface one-by-one to form a design, the multi-coloured bindis represent custom, often inflexible, as well as the dynamic ways in which it is produced and consumed today.

Explicating the symbolism of the bindi in her work, Kher says, “The...



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  Lot 19 of 140  

SPRING AUCTION 2008
12-13 MARCH 2008

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Winning Bid
$44,184
Rs 16,78,998

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bharti Kher
Untitled

Mixed media with bindis on paper
22 x 22 in (55.9 x 55.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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