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Shanghai

Rockbund Art Museum

Bharti Kher

Misdemeanours

BHARTI KHER, The Skin Speaks a Language Not Its Own, 2006. Fiberglass and bindis, 142 x 456 x 195 cm. Photo by Katherine Tong for ArtAsiaPacific


The four-year-old Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) has organized several important exhibitions of acclaimed Chinese contemporary artists during its short history. "Misdemeanours" brought about a change, presenting a 15-year survey of one of India's most eminent artists, Bharti Kher. Spanning all six floors of RAM's art-deco building—once a natural science museum—the show initially seemed out of place, both culturally and functionally…

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