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Shettar uses a variety of materials and techniques—including etching, screenprint, woodcut, and laser cut—to create images that evoke the sixteen phases of monsoon season and the aspects of Indian astronomy credited with governing the annual events. Dramatic tonal contrasts recall darkening skies and bursts of sunlight, while brightly colored floral motifs refer to lush vegetation. The constellations, based on ancient Indian star charts, are represented in patterns that correspond to the six-month monsoon period.

Varsha, Ranjani Shettar (Indian, born Bangalore, 1977), Artist's book

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