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Amrita Sher-Gil

Amrita Sher-Gil

A Life

Dalmia Yashodhara
,
Yashodhara Dalmia
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Beautiful and brilliant, Amrita Sher-Gil lived life on her own terms, scandalizing the staid society of her times with her love affairs and unconventional ways. In this fascinating biography, art historian Yashodhara Dalmia paints a compelling portrait of the artist who, when she died in 1941 at the age of twenty-eight, left behind a body of work that establishes her as one of the foremost artists of the century and an eloquent symbol of the fusion between the East and the West

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Jan/2013

ISBN: 9780143420262

Length : 280 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Amrita Sher-Gil

A Life

Dalmia Yashodhara
,
Yashodhara Dalmia

Beautiful and brilliant, Amrita Sher-Gil lived life on her own terms, scandalizing the staid society of her times with her love affairs and unconventional ways. In this fascinating biography, art historian Yashodhara Dalmia paints a compelling portrait of the artist who, when she died in 1941 at the age of twenty-eight, left behind a body of work that establishes her as one of the foremost artists of the century and an eloquent symbol of the fusion between the East and the West

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Dalmia Yashodhara

Yashodhara Dalmia is an art historian and independent curator
based in New Delhi. Her book The Making of Modern Indian Art:
The Progressivesis regarded as a definitive account of a seminal
phase of Indian art. Among her other publications is Journeys: Four
Generations of Indian Artists (2011). She has also written several
essays, articles and reviews on contemporary Indian art.
When the National Gallery of Modern Art opened in Mumbai in
December 1996, Dalmia curated the inaugural exhibition titled The
Moderns, which featured 200 works by twelve greats of modern
Indian art, including Francis Newton Souza, M.F. Husain and
Tyeb Mehta. In September 2010, Dalmia curated a major show of
contemporary Indian artists titled Indian (Sub)Way at the Grosvenor
Vadehra gallery in London. In January 2011, she curated the show
Tyeb Mehta:Triumph of Vision in Delhi, which consisted of unseen
paintings by the artist, including his magnificent last work. Currently
she is involved in a project on South Asian art.

Yashodhara Dalmia