Black: An Artist's Tribute by Santosh Kumar DasBlack: An Artist's Tribute by Santosh Kumar Das

Black: An Artist's Tribute

IllustratorSantosh Kumar Das

Hardcover | October 27, 2017

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The rightful place for an artist, his real world, is a pot of black ink. I believe it contains all the magic, all the forms, everything that human beings can imagine and render... " says Mithila artist Santosh Kumar Das. In this poetic and conceptually rich memoir of his growth into art, he pays a poignant tribute to the muses that led him to becoming an artist - the greatest of them being his mother, along with the other women of the household who practised this originally female tradition."
Santhosh Kumar Das is a Mithila artist from Madhubani in Bihar. Das learnt his art from the women in his household, beginning with his mother, and later on his aunts - the great artists Mahasundari Devi and Karpoori Devi. The inspiration for his art has been diverse - from politics, natural disasters and cinema, to music and relig...
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Title:Black: An Artist's TributeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:24 pages, 13.78 × 9.29 × 0.48 inPublished:October 27, 2017Publisher:Tara BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9383145625

ISBN - 13:9789383145621

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