The Making of Modern Art: The Progressives by Yashodhara DalmiaThe Making of Modern Art: The Progressives by Yashodhara Dalmia

The Making of Modern Art: The Progressives

byYashodhara Dalmia

Hardcover | August 15, 2001

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Around the time of Independence emerged a group of artists who were to lead the way for Indian art in the decades to come. This group, comprising artists such as M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, F.N. Souza, and K.H. Ara have given Indian art a new direction, infusing it with their distinctive stylesand initiating the modernist movement in India. This pioneering book is an authentic portrayal of the formative years of modern Indian art, when its parameters were being established. Between its hesitant beginnings in British established art schools, and the inspired individualism of many present day artists, lies the story of the ProgressiveArtists Group. These young painter,s who rebelled both against the Bengal school, as well as the 'naturalism'

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Yashodhara Dalmia has written extensively on Indian art and culture.

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Title:The Making of Modern Art: The ProgressivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.34 inPublished:August 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195653289

ISBN - 13:9780195653281

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