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Title

Group dance


Artist

Minakshi

India

1968 -


About

Minakshi was born in 1968. She lives in Ganjad, in Maharastra and is from the Varli tribe. She started her education at the age of fifteen. She is not married. She usually paints on the walls of Varli houses at the time of marriage. She has exhibited her work in Udaipur, Dehli, Bhopal, Masuri, Sikandrabad, Bombay, Poona, Trivandrum and invariably travels with the work. She paints with a grass blade and rice paste and poster colour on paper and cloth. Traditionally the Varlis paint on the wall.

India Songs, AGNSW, 1993, pg. 42.


Details


Place where the work was made

Ganjad Maharashtra India


Date

1992


Media category

Painting


Materials used

rice paste and poster colour on paper


Dimensions

58.3 x 90.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, Devanagari script, white poster paint, "Minakshi Vasukhe Vayeda". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

349.1993


Artist information

Minakshi

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Victoria Lynn, India Songs: multiple streams in contemporary Indian art, Sydney, 1993, 42, 43 (colour illus.), 54. no. 44