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Sajitha R. Shankhar: An Indian Artist’s Journey (Part I)

By Gail Levin

Sajitha R. Shankhar is the rare living woman artist from the South of India to have multiple works in the National Gallery of Modern Art of India. Yet there was no context for her ambition in her family or the traditional south Indian life. Journalists and critics have both praised the autobiographical strain in Sajitha’s art and argued that her work goes beyond her own story.