Drawing from the City Teju Behan

ISBN: 9789380340173

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Hardcover

28 pages


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Drawing from the City  by  Teju Behan

Drawing from the City by Teju Behan
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Art and design take center stage in this carefully crafted, elegant, artisanal book. This stunning autobiographical art book recounts self-taught artist Tejubehan’s journey from an impoverished childhood in rural India, through her family’s effortsMoreArt and design take center stage in this carefully crafted, elegant, artisanal book. This stunning autobiographical art book recounts self-taught artist Tejubehan’s journey from an impoverished childhood in rural India, through her family’s efforts to improve their lot in a tent city in Mumbai, and into her adulthood, when she lived as a singer and artist with her husband.

The direct, unadorned text has an immediacy that reveals its roots as an orally narrated life story… As a physical artifact, it draws attention to its creation with stiff pages and fragrant, tactile inks… A unique offering that presents readers with arresting artwork and a compelling life story.” Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews...more exquisite and born out of a more moving personal story than just about any book I’ve come across.Brainpickings.orgPerfect for anyone interested in printmaking, and would make an extra-special gift for the budding feminist in your family.Nashville SceneA large-format, silk-screened and hand-printed masterpiece from Tara Books world-renown handmade book workshop.

A Los Angeles Times 2012 Holiday Gift Guide Pick.



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