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Large black figures cast in steel loomed over the India Art Fair as it opened Friday with the display of the eerie silhouettes seeking to highlight the country's millions of "missing" women.by artist Leena Kejriwal is a response to alarming research showing a gaping gender gap in India, which has led to severe imbalances in some areas.India's 2011 census data showed that just 914 girls are born nationwide per 1,000 boys – much lower than the global benchmark of 952 – reflecting a cultural preference for male heirs.The India Art Fair has been phenomenally successful since its first edition in 2008 and now draws leading local and international galleries and artists, as well as hundreds of thousands of members of the public.
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