Atul Dodiya: Saptapadi: Scenes from Marriage (Regardless) | 2007
By Nancy Adajania and Ranjit Hoskote
Published by Vadehra Art Gallery, 2007
Hardcover, 102 pages
27.2 x 33.4 x 2.5 cm
Published alongside Atul Dodiya's solo exhibition of the same name, this book features is a wonderful collection of paintings that take a humorous look at the institution of marriage, from one of India's most popular contemporary artists.
This is a superbly illustrated volume that brings together more than 90 paintings, created between 2003 and 2006, that take a wry look at the institution of marriage through the use of bold Bollywood posters, Indian street culture, and classical myth, with reference to artists such as Picasso and Margritte as well as popular icons such as Bill and Hillary Clinton.