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Mithu Sen

In The Sketch, we get a glimpse of the methods of 
an artist who will be featured in our next issue

MITHU SEN, Teeth, 2009, pencil on paper, 15.2 x 22.9 cm. Courtesy the artist.

Since the early 2000s, Mithu Sen's provocative and prolific drawing- and text-based practice—which appears at first glance to be a feisty, eroticized and confrontational take on gender and identity politics—has garnered the attention of critics and censors alike. The New Delhi-based artist and poet, however, is not the most likely of controversial characters. Delving into her…

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