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Treasures of National Gallery of Modern Art

by Ella Datta

Packs in nearly 300 superb reproductions that are representative of modern art in India.
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Category: Art, Contemporary Art, Museum / Gallery and Exhibition Catalogues, Painting, Photography, Sculpture
Tags: fine art, NGMA, museum, contemporary art, modern art
 

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254 x 318 mm | 10 x 12.5 in
Hardcover | 240 pages
300 colour photographs
ISBN:
978-81-88204-30-4 (Mapin)
978-1-890206-67-3 (Grantha)?
 
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Acknowledgements   8

Introduction by Rajeev Lochan   14

india: vision and perspective

indigenous vocabularies
company paintings,  miniatures, kalighat pat and the mysore style   26

visions of india
foreign perspectives   42

academic realism
ravi varma and others   54

the bengal idiom

search for  a personal language
abanindranath tagore and followers  66

new ideals in art
the santiniketan  movement  76

the intuitive eye
rabindranath tagore   86

in search of a universal essence
jamini roy   94

modernism and beyond

amrita sher-gil
a european sensibility   102

early modernists
the calcutta group  and the progressive  artists’ group   112

traditions revisited
motif and symbol within  narrative idioms   124

narrative as device
myths, fantasies and dreams in indian art   134

representing the  non-representational
indian abstractionists  146

contemporary practice

eclectic spirits
art trends post-sixties   162

the sculpted image
pleasures of  material and medium   198

outside the canvas
graphics and  photographs  220

Bibliography  236

Index  237

 

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The book takes the reader on an exciting visual adventure.  From anonymous indigenous artists of the 19th century to early oils by Raja Ravi Varma and the academic realists; from Amrita Sher-Gil and Jamini Roy to several others: this publication offers a veritable feast for the eyes.
 
Recent paintings by modern and contemporary Indian artists of the stature of M F Husain, Tyeb Mehta, Professor K G Subramanyan and A Ramachandran; sculptures by Ramkinkar Baij, Meera Mukherjee and Piloo Pochkhanawala; photographs by Lala Deen Dayal, and contemporary treasures by Raghu Rai complete the picture.

About the Author
Ella Datta is a writer and journalist, specializing in art, architecture,
archaeology and design. She has been commenting on art issues, cultural policy and trends for more than 30 years.

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