Individual Artists  

Tree Matters (Hardback)

Gita Wolf

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The Bhil people of Central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. To them, the natural world is not 'a thing apart', but exists in a seamless relationship to their home and the everyday. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, explores this relationship through her mem- ories and paintings of food, work, festivals, illness, medicine...Her tales centre round trees, and so each of her memories has a tree as its focus. Illustrated in vivid and cheerful colours, the paintings in this book foreground a universe of brightly coloured dots, lines and shapes that encompasses all living beings, big and small and wise and wonderful.


Product Details

  • Product code: ANDTE
  • ISBN: 9789383145232
  • Publisher: Tara Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 23.8cm x 27.9cm
  • Pages: 44
  • Publish date: Fri May 01 00:00:00 BST 2015
  • Book points: 8

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