From Bindis to Beasts: Bharti Kher's Diverse and Captivating Art

Contemporary artist Bharti Kher is headquartered in New Delhi, India. She was reared in both India and England after being born in London in 1969.

Kher is well recognised for her mixed-media works that use a range of materials, including bindis, the traditional Indian ornamental dots worn on the forehead.

Her work frequently explores issues of identity, gender, and tradition.

Kher frequently uses symbols and ideas from Indian mythology and popular culture in his artwork, which addresses the intricate junction of culture, tradition, and modernity in India.

She employs a number of mediums, including sculpture, painting, and photography, and her works span from expansive installations to smaller, more personal pieces.

Kher's work has had multiple exhibitions both domestically and abroad, and she has won various accolades for her services to the arts.

She has been the focus of solo exhibits at renowned museums and galleries :- Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art in London

Other significant museums also include Kher's art in their collections, including the Tate Modern in London, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

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