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La Madre India nuda, un affare di Stato nazionale
Journal Title: PASSATO E PRESENTE 
Author/s: Arundhati Virmani 
Year:  2009 Issue: 76 Language: Italian 
Pages:  26 Pg. 27-52 FullText PDF:  2634 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PASS2009-076002
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La Madre India nuda, un affare di Stato nazionale - In February 2006, a painting, representing a map of India in the form of a naked woman, entitled "Nude Bharatmata" (Nude Mother India) by Maqbool Fida Husain, appeared in an Indian magazine in English «India Today». A national affair: Nude Bharatmata 2006 analyses reactions in India and abroad, examines the Husain affair in the light of the longue durée of national iconography and highlights the coexistence of different, even conflictual expectations from national representations as India goes "global". Keywords: India, National identity, Iconography, History. Parole chiave: India, Identità nazionale, Iconografia, Storia.

Arundhati Virmani, in "PASSATO E PRESENTE" 76/2009, pp. 27-52, DOI:10.3280/PASS2009-076002

   

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