Between Memory and Museum

Author: Arun Wolf & Gita Wolf
Publisher: Tara Books
ISBN: 9789383145294
Year Published: 2015
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 152
Size & Weight: 27 x 24 x 2 cm, 990 g
Country of Origin: Printed in China




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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.

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Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 29 × 26 × 3 cm