This article investigates the present political and cultural climate from the lens of colourism in India. It is the third article in the series ‘Identities through Art’.
The article attempts to understand the various strands of discourse that surround nude art. The main question that the paper explores is the relationship between nude art/ art of posing nude to that of choice and agency. Its the second part in the series Identities Through Art.
This piece interprets the nuances and implications in Frida Kahlo’s art, specifically, her self-portraits; analysing its symbolism from a gendered perspective and raising questions that challenge existing gender and cultural norms. It is the first part in the series of Identities Through Art.