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Nalini Malani: In Search of Vanished Blood [Hardcover]

One of India's most influential contemporary artists, Nalini Malani (born 1946) creates paintings, wall drawings, theatrical works, video and shadow plays. Inherited iconographies and cherished cultural stereotypes are challenged from a contemporary urban, internationalist point of view. This catalogue accompanies her show at Documenta 13.

Nalini Malani :In search of vanished blood delves into the multifaceted background of a visionary artist whose work holds a mirror to six decades of tumultuous history,while significantly changing the course of modernist practice in India.This artist’s book reveals Malani’s influential thought and engaged ways of working through the making of her video /shadow play produced by dOCUMENTA(13).

Artistic Director Carolyn Christov – Bakargiev discusses the possibility of purging and healing within art while exploring her artistic,political,and feminist history.

Product Detail

Hardcover: 96 pages ;also included
Publisher: Hatje Cantz; Har/DVD edition (28 June 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3775732268
ISBN-13: 978-3775732260
Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 19.6 x 1.8 cm

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