Amrita Sher-Gil: Art and Life: A Reader by Yashodhara DalmiaAmrita Sher-Gil: Art and Life: A Reader by Yashodhara Dalmia

Amrita Sher-Gil: Art and Life: A Reader

EditorYashodhara Dalmia

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Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941), one of India's most eminent painters, died at the age of 28 but left behind a rich legacy. Commemorating her birth centenary, this collection of essays maps her creativity and life - ranging from the early writings by past masters to modern and contemporarycritiques. Along with contributions by Karl Khandalavala, Charles Fabri, and Giles Tillotson among others, the book includes two essays by Amrita herself that recount her journey and her work, and a novella by Charles Fabri, set in Lahore, which is a fictionalized account of a struggling artist,based on Amrita's life. Edited and with an introduction by Yashodhara Dalmia, with more than 70 rare black and white and colour visuals, this volume explores the genius of an influential avant-garde artist.
Yashodhara Dalmia is a well-known art historian and independent curator.
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Title:Amrita Sher-Gil: Art and Life: A ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 10 × 6.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198098863

ISBN - 13:9780198098867

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Table of Contents

Yashodhara Dalmia: IntroductionProcess of ArtAmrita Sher-Gil: Evolution of My ArtCharles Fabri: Notes towards a Biography of Amrita Sher-GilKarl Khandalavala: Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artistic EvaluationEsther Rahim: Amrita Sher-Gil: A Genuine Artist: Striving for ExcellenceK.G. Subramanyan: Amrita Sher-Gil and the East-West DilemmaNissim Ezekiel: The Doomed RomanticYashodhara Dalmia: Transformation of the Pre-modern to the Modern in Early Twentieth-Century Indian ArtKatalin Keseru: Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941): The Indian Painter and Her French and Hungarian ConnectionsG.H.R. Tillotson: A Painter of Concern: Critical Writings on Amrita Sher-GilN. Iqbal Singh: Amrita Sher-Gil: Painter Par Excellence The Unfolding of ArtMythic EncountersYashodhara Dalmia: Charles Fabri: An Iconoclastic VisionCharles Fabri: Indian Flamingo: A Novel of Modern IndiaBibliographyIndexCopyrights and CreditsAcknowledgementsAbout the Editor and Contributors