Posted: September 21, 2016

Five Contemporary South Asian Artists Who Embrace Storytelling Featured in Focused Exhibition

As part of its focus this fall on the art of South Asia, the Princeton University Art Museum presents the work of five renowned contemporary artists – Chitra Ganesh, Nalini Malani, Nilima Sheikh, Gulammohammed Sheikh and Shahzia Sikander – whose work draws on and reinterprets the storytelling, techniques and styles of earlier artistic traditions. Featuring printmaking, painting and video art, Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Narratives suggests the varied ways in which contemporary practitioners, based both in post-partition India and Pakistan and abroad, draw on the past while grounding their work in the realities of the 21st century. See all


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