Exclusive | Lynda Benglis: India

Production still from Art21's Exclusive video, "Lynda Benglis: India."

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Filmed in 2011, artist Lynda Benglis gives a tour of the family home of Anand Sarabhai in Ahmedabad, India, a city she has been visiting and working in for over thirty years. Benglis describes her interest in the Indian landscape and culture and why she enjoys spending time with the Sarabhai family. Various works are shown in Benglis’s studio on the property including “The Manu” (2008) which she created by manipulating a beeswax mixture and then making stainless steel casts of the resulting forms.

Lynda Benglis is featured in the Season 6 (2012) episode “Boundaries” of the Art in the Twenty-First Century program on PBS. Watch full episodes online for free via Art21.orgPBS Video or Hulu, as a paid download via iTunes, or as part of a Netflix streaming subscription.

CREDITS: Producer: Ian Forster. Consulting Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Nick Ravich & Susan Sollins. Camera: Sunil Pillai. Sound: Gissy Michael. Editor: Morgan Riles. Artwork Courtesy: Lynda Benglis. Special Thanks: Anand Sarabhai. Theme Music: Peter Foley.

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Claudine Isé is a Chicago-based arts and culture writer and a visiting clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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