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Title

Degas Suite

1991

Artist

Nalini Malani

India

1946 -

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Mumbai Maharashtra India
    Cultural origin
    Baroda school
    Period
    Contemporary circa 1945 - onwards → India
    Date
    1991
    Media categories
    Book , Print
    Materials used
    bound book: 35 leaves, 32 prints, photocopied monotypes worked over in ink, pastel and charcoal, 8 drawings, ink on paper, 1 drawing, pencil on paper
    Dimensions
    22.3 x 27.2 cm leaf; 22.4 x 29.2 cm closed book; 22.4 x 58.5 cm open book
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated, leaf c-f, i-k, m, t-gg, l.r.corner, brown ink, "N Malani 91/7"
    Signed and dated, leaf x,z,hh, l.r.corner, brown ink, "N Malani 91/8"
    Signed and dated, leaf g,l,n,o,p, l.l.corner, brown ink, "N Malani 91/7"
    Signed and dated, leaf h, q-s, u.r.corner, brown ink, "N Malani 91/7"
    Signed and dated, verso, leaf x-aa,dd, brown ink, "N Malani 91/7"
    Signed and dated, verso, leaf ff-hh, brown ink, "N Malani 91/8"

    Signed and dated, leaf ii, l.r.corner, black ink, "...N Malani Aug '91"

    Credit
    Purchased 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    357.1994.a-ii
    Copyright
    © Nalini Malani

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  • About

    Nalini Malani lives in Mumbai (Bombay). She works with watercolour books, drawings, installations and performance. The Gallery has in its collection two of her books, the 'Hieroglyph series' and 'The Degas Suite'. A sense of fragmentation and displacement is at the heart of Nalini Malani's work. Her parents were from Karachi and the family had to leave in 1947 because of Partition. Much of Malani's work is also based on the varied and fractured lifestyles in the district Lohar Chawl (electric market) where the artist's studio is located. In this area of Mumbai various strata of society live with one another. In 'The Degas Suite', Nalini Malani has reinterpreted the drawings by the French Impressionist, Edgar Degas, superimposing other drawings based on the streets of Mumbai. Malani considers the relationship between Indian contemporary life and the modernist traditions of Europe.

    Art Gallery Handbook, 1999. pg. 297.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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