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Pinup Series Depicting Indian Ladies As Sexually Liberated Women 

Nimisha Bhanot is an Indo-Canadian artist whose 'Badass Indian Pinups' series depicts an unconventional state of the women in South Asia. It is quite evident from the work of this amazing artist that her theme is influenced by both traditional and modern culture.   

She speaks of all the taboo things in the society in an appropriate manner. Bhanot perfectly portrays the badass brides and daughter-in-laws in her pinup series. Her work seems to challenge the patriarchal social structure by the dominance of sexually liberated women in the society.  

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Pinup Series Depicting Indian Ladies As Sexually Liberated
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Pinup Series Depicting Indian Ladies As Sexually Liberated Women 

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This painting is named as "I Love My India/Watan Mera India". 

This painting is named as “I Love My India/Watan Mera India”. 

This Indian pinup series is badass as hell.

This painting is named as "Beauty Of The Orient At Your Elbow" 

This painting is named as “Beauty Of The Orient At Your Elbow” 

Badass Indian pinups series depicts sexually liberated women perfectly.

This painting is named as "Karvachauth". 

This painting is named as “Karvachauth”. 

When Nimisha Bhanot was a student of art school in 2012, she heard about the gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh. She explained, "I was very angered that there were people out there blaming her for getting raped because she was out at night. Mohan Bhagwat's comment about 'Bharat' becoming 'India' due to Western influence and being the cause for a rise in gang rapes sincerely pissed me off." 

This painting is named as "Nagini".

This painting is named as “Nagini”.

Bhanot continued, "Looking back and talking back are considered very unlady-like and heavily discouraged in our community." 

This painting is named as "Not Your Mom's Bahu." 

This painting is named as “Not Your Mom’s Bahu.” 

Titles of Bhanot's paintings are self-explanatory and pertinent. 

This painting is named as "Tire Change Rani." 

This painting is named as “Tire Change Rani.” 

It seems that Bhanot completely disagree with the societal role of women in the Indian society. 

This painting is named as "Ghar Kab Aa Rahe Ho." 

This painting is named as “Ghar Kab Aa Rahe Ho.” 

Bhanot's subjects are modern and bold in nature.

This painting is named as "Ironing Out Wrinkles In Your Perception." 

This painting is named as “Ironing Out Wrinkles In Your
Perception.” 

Bhanot wants the conservative society to change its outlook for women.

This painting is named as "Money, Kitty Parties & Clothes Is All A Bahu Knows". 

This painting is named as “Money, Kitty Parties & Clothes Is All A Bahu Knows”. 

This is how an ideal Indian daughter-in-law should be.

This painting is named as "Sweeping Patriarchy Under The Rug."

This painting is named as “Sweeping Patriarchy Under The
Rug.”

Nimisha Bhanot explained, "Nothing satisfies or inspires me more than hearing "..this is what the REAL India is like" or when people comment on my Instagram pictures and tag their friends saying "..this is SO US!!"" 

This painting is named as "Serving Looks, Not Nashtha." 

This painting is named as “Serving Looks, Not Nashtha.” 

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