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Natalia Di Pietrantonio on Wajid Ali Shah and Book Arts

February 16, 2021

On January 21, 2021, Natalia di Pietrantonio (Assistant Curator of South Asian Art at the Seattle Art Museum) delivered a talk on book arts during the time of Wajid Ali Shah. Her reading of the Ishqnama highlighted workings of power and sovereign control woven through the erotic images and narratives contained in the famous tome.