'A quintessential work that unfolds the origin and development of contemporary Indian art. Covering the last 150 years, the book focuses on the different artistic and stylistic genres and art movements which have enriched the Indian art scenario over the years. With nearly 300 colour and black and white visuals, along with valuable analysis and information, the book stands apart from other publications on the subject. Critics, students, lay readers and connoisseurs of art will find it extremely helpful.' from the back cover
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Onsite

Location code REF.MPN
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2001

No of pages

226

ISBN / ISSN

8123734204

No of copies

1

Content type

monograph

Chapter headings
Introduction
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
Conclusion
Contemporary Art in India: A Perspective
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Contemporary Art in India: A Perspective