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Kali Kahlo : Selfie With Parrots

By Bhaskar Chitrakar

Original Artwork

  • 11 X 15 In | 28 X 38 Cm
  • Natural colours on paper
  • Folk
  • Created in 2019
  • Sold by Gallery, Shipped Rolled unless rolling not possible
  • Lot No 275503
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BHASKAR CHITRAKAR lives in Kalighat and actively practices the patachitra art form in its traditional medium of natural ground colours on paper. When introduced to Frida Kahlo, ...
BHASKAR CHITRAKAR lives in Kalighat and actively practices the patachitra art form in its traditional medium of natural ground colours on paper. When introduced to Frida Kahlo, he resonated with her love of colour, animals and flowers, the symbolism in her works, her respect for her ancestry, her clothes, her gaze. And the “Kali-Kahlo” series was born. Bhaskar has used powder pigments on paper for his self-portraits of Frida in Kalighat. Flowing Mexican clothes are replaced by Indian ethnic wear. What remains unchanged is the essence of the woman, her steadfast gaze, her untrimmed unibrow, her mask-like face appropriating her viewer. Bhaskar’s patachitras have always used symbols, his crows, cats, roses and dogs representing a life of leisure lived by the ‘babus’ of the British era. Kahlo’s symbols are articulations of her life and her female identity - thorns, flowing hair, hummingbirds, jewellery and wild pets. She is both warrior and martyr. Bhaskar respects her courage, and presents her as a strong contemporary woman.

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