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THE SKETCH 

Rummana Hussain

For The Sketch, we take a look at the evolving practice of
an artist who will be featuring in our next issue

RUMMANA HUSSAIN, sketch for In Between from “In Order to Join,” 1998, ink on paper,

26 x 22.2 cm. Copyright Estate of Rummana Hussain. Courtesy Talwar Gallery, New York / New Delhi.

Rummana Hussain (1952–99) occupied many positions during her short life. In the 1990s, when India witnessed violent communal events, her painterly practice took an immediate and dramatic turn. Over the course of the next seven years…

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