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Bharti Kehr



Biography

Bharti Kher is one of India’s best-known contemporary artists. She creates paintings, sculpture and installations which incorporate elements of reality and fantasy, melding together aesthetic formalism and the familiarity of found objects to create her own unique language. She was born 1969 in London to parents who had migrated from India. Kher graduated in 1991 from Newcastle Polytechnic, UK with a degree in painting, and moved to India where she has been based since 1992. Her work has recently been seen in London, New York, Paris, Gothenburg, Lucerne, Tokyo, Madrid, and Oslo.
Bharti Kehr