This monograph of Indian artist Nalini Malani was published in conjunction with her solo exhibition 'Nalini Malani: Listening to the Shades' held at Arario Gallery, New York from September to October 2008.

"Listening to the Shades is an artist's book by the internationally well-known Indian artist Nalini Malani, inspired by the writing of Christa Wolf on the ancient Greek myth of Cassandra. In the forty-two reverse paintings that are facsimile printed, Malani retells the story that implies what has been denied to women. Cassandra's insights are ignored and considered heretical. She symbolizes the unfinished business of the women's revolution - a woman's thoughts and premonitions are not understood and recognized. With a fascinating imagination Malani re-activates the myth pertinent to the time, germane to the contemporary that we are living in." - excerpt from back cover
Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.MAN
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2008

No of pages

160

ISBN / ISSN

9788881587032

No of copies

2

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
Visions at Nightfall

- Robert STORR

Cassandra

- Nalini MALANI

Nalini Malani: Listening to the Shades
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Nalini Malani: Listening to the Shades