At ArtRage….From Gods to Social Justice: Indian Folk Artists Challenging Traditions

April 6 to May 18, 2019
Opening Reception – Saturday, April 6, 2019 from *6-8pm

Representing two painting styles of eastern India, this exhibition includes a male tradition of scrolls from Bengal and a female tradition of wall paintings, now done on paper, from the Mithila region of northern Bihar.

Both of these art forms have morphed and changed in contemporary India, creating
space for artists to use their art to comment on issues facing their lives, their nation and the planet. Their work deals with a variety of injustices such as violence against women,
female infanticide, political corruption, climate change, and war. (*Please note this time change!)

You Really Won’t Want To Miss Seeing This Remarkable Work With An Important Message!

From the collections of Geraldine Forbes, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of SUNY Oswego, and Susan Wadley, the Ford Maxwell Professor of South Asia at Syracuse University.

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ArtRage thanks their Sponsors!

 This exhibition is made possible, in part, by funding from the Ray Smith Symposium,  College of Arts and Sciences, Syracuse University

Exhibition Sponsors:
Margrit Diehl, Geraldine Forbes & Sidney Greenblatt, Brian Goldblatt & Georgette Nicolaides, Sam Gruber, John Haritatos & Mark DeSalvia, Tarki & Joe Heath, Jeffery Herrick, Sr. & Moe Harrington, Pam Monaco, Donna & Phil Muhs-McCarten, Rick Olanoff & Susan Wadley, Shirley & Larry Novak,
Harvey & Dorothy Pearl, Alan Rosenthal, Jill Spellman, and Shaila Penelope Wood

2018-19 Season Sponsors:
Annemarie Deegan, Kathy Flack, Bob Gates & Deborah Welsh, GEGENSATZ PRESS, Ruth Heller/1199SEIU, Joyce Homan, Mary Kuhn & Dave Thomas, Kim & Steve Linkinhoker, Anthony Malavenda & Martine Burat,Sidney Manes, Jeremy McKay, Pam McLaughlin, Lauren & Walter Melnikow, Fred & Diane Murphy,
Shirley & Larry Novak, George Savage, Laurie Gilmore Selleck, Vince Sgambati, Jeff Unaitis, and Amy Zamkoff

Special Benefactors:
Anonymous, Donald Blair & Nancy Dock, Caroline Cargo, Therese A. Deegan, Edgewood Gallery, Ann Jamison, Robert Sarason & Jane Burkhead, Sandra Hurd & Joel Potash and Rick Olanoff & Susan Wadley

Sustaining Sponsors:
Walter Putter & Marilyn Smith

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