Bharti Kher, The Skin Speaks a Language Not Its Own, 2006, Bindis on Fiberglass, 55 7/8" x 180" x 76 3/4".
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Bharti Kher (born 1969) is an artist based in Delhi.
She studied at the Middlesex Polytechnic, Cat Hill, London from 1987 - 1988 and at the Polytechnic, Newcastle, England from 1988 - 1991. She received the BA Honours, Fine Art, Painting at the Foundation Course in Art & Design Newcastle.
Kher was born in London.
In her work, Kher repeatedly uses manufactured versions of traditional Indian bindi to adorn cast sculptures – often of animals – and wall-hung panels. Her work references identity through consumer culture, gender and race, reflecting her own background.
Biography found here