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NEW DELHI

Gallery Espace

Paula Sengupta

Lv, Pony
PAULA SENGUPTA, Lv, Pony (1 of 6), 2011, Woodblock printing, serigraphy, hand embroidery & appliqué on found textiles, 43.2 x 50.8 cm., Courtesy the artist.


Bangladesh’s “birth” in 1971 is one event in South Asian history that is better described in terms of “severance,” the result of a one-year civil war in Pakistan whereupon the East, with the help of India, seceded from the West to form the new nation. Indian artist Paula Sengupta addresses the division and violence encoded in this period through her works…

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