Contemporary Art in India - A Perspective

Contemporary Art in India - A Perspective

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Author: Pran Nath Mago
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 226
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123734204


Covering the last 150 years, the book unfolds the origin and development of contemporary Indian art, and focuses on the different artistic and stylistic genres and art movements which have enriched the Indian art scenario over the years.

A quintessential work that unfolds the origin and development of contemporary Indian art. With nearly 300 color and black and while visuals, along with valuable analysis and information, the book stands apart from other publications on the subject.

Critics, student, general readers and connoisseurs of art will find it extremely helpful.




The Essence of Art
The Contemporary or Modern in Art
The Indian Background
The Early Landmarks
Pre-Independence Art Trends
Bengal School and the Progressive Artists Groups
Continuing Impact of Modern Art
Explorations in Folk Arts
The Indian Art Scene in the 1980s
Summary Notes on Arts and Integration of Arts and Crafts
Some Consequential Contemporary Artists of India
The Arts Today