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Bharti Kher (born 1969) is an Indian contemporary artist. Her work encompasses painting, sculpture and installation, often incorporating bindis and the popular forehead decoration worn by women in India.
Kher was born in 1969 in London, England. She studied painting, graduating in 1991 from Newcastle Polytechnic. At 23, she moved to New Delhi in India, where she lives and works today. She is married to Indian contemporary artist Subodh Gupta. Kher has used manufactured versions of traditional Indian bindi to adorn cast sculptures – often of animals – and wall-hung panels.
|2015||Chevalier dans l'Ordre et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters)|
|2010||ARKEN Art Prize|
|2007||YFLO Woman Achiever of the Year|
|2003||The Sanskriti Award|
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