This is the first retrospective devoted to the Indian artist Y.G. Srimati (1926-2007). Raised in the heated climate of the independence movement-she performed devotional songs for Mahatma Gandhi-Srimati explored themes from Indian religious epic literature and visions of rural culture, asserting traditional subject matter as part of a conscious expression of nationalist sentiments. This exhibition, drawn from The Met collection and private collections, features 25 watercolor paintings, augmented by musical instruments, archival photographs, and performance readings.
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