Between Memory and Museum

1,500.00

AUTHOR: Arun Wolf & Gita Wolf
PUBLISHER: Tara Books
BINDING: Hardback

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38 extraordinary folk and tribal artists from India reflect on the museum as an institution.

What potential does art offer as healing in the time of a pandemic? As we all emerge slowly from a year filled with illness, death, and despair, we wanted to look forward to better times by recollecting a myth that’s curiously comforting. There is a belief amongst the indigenous Rathwa tribe from Gujarat that creating a particular painting—called Pithora—banishes adversity and brings about a change in fortune.

Weight 1.0 kg
Dimensions 29 × 26 × 3 cm