Open Magazine

Bhuri Bai: The Arc of Living

“Born in the mid-1960s in Pitol in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, Bhuri Bai seems to regularly stage a resistance to the epistemic violence historically inflicted by the literate upon the illiterate. She reiterates, at every given opportunity, the pioneering nature of her intervention within contemporary art history, so much so that the second line itself of the introductory text of the online exhibition, Bhuri Bai: My Life as an Artist, by the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) firmly establishes the crux of her legacy.”

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