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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

Amar Kanwar

Peter Blum Gallery

by MERRILY KERR

AMAR KANWAR, A Season Outside, 1997, Film Still Courtesy Peter Blum Gallery, New York

A surprise lay in store for Amar Kanwar when he arrived at the border town of Wagha, where India meets Pakistan. In his documentary film, A Season Outside (1997), shown at Peter Blum Gallery last spring, the New Delhi based filmmaker recalls how the colored tunics of laborers at the border unexpectedly caught his attention. In the film's opening scenes, we see two pairs of feet approach…

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