What is art?

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“I would say that in India, we have not been able to understand old practices – like a human embracing a tree, composing songs, making terracotta figurines offered to the gods. People in the mainstream will say it is madness. But I feel that a large part of our heritage exists in ordinary people whom we consider backward or uneducated.”

A moving interview with the late Haku Shah, a painter, scholar and Gandhian who saw art in India’s living heritage, and a brilliant voice we lost last month.