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Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India

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Event Type: Announcement
Location: 1108 Park Street, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112
Starts: Friday, September 22, 2017 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ends: Sunday, December 10, 2017 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Categories: Arts & Culture

Event Description:

This exhibition, featuring 47 paintings by 24 artists, showcases works from the Gond and Warli communities of central India, the Mithila region of Bihar, and the narrative scroll painters of West Bengal. Divided into four broad categories: Myth and Cosmology, Nature – real and imagined, Village Life, and Contemporary Explorations, the exhibition explores the breadth and variety of cultural traditions in India, revealing a dynamic aesthetic that remains deeply rooted in traditional culture, yet vitally responsive to issues of global concern. Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India was organized by BINDU modern Gallery and toured by International Arts and Artists, Washington, D.C.

 

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