This monograph of Tyeb Mehta is an attempt to explain a lifetime of work by the artist and to tap into the workings of the artist's mind. As said by Arun Vadehra in the introductory text, 'For more than half a century now he (Tyeb) has worked compulsively with an urgency and uncompromising spirit that never fails to amaze... Tyeb belongs to a generation of artist that made art in vitual isolation, painting only for itself. There was no art audience or market to speak of, save a select few, for the better part of his career. The conversations that emerge in his paintings are therefore deeply personal relections of self and the other - a personal so rooted that it has the power to transcend to a universal truth.' The monograph also includes poems by Prabodh Parikh (in Hindi and English), chronology of the artist, list of selected exhibitions and bibliography.

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Images of Transcendence (Towards a New Reading of Tyeb Mehta's Art) - Ranjit HOSKOTE

Svarj (Excerpts from the book) - Ramchandra GANDHI

Fire in the Wind (CELEBRATION - A Painting of Suppressed Joy) - Roshan SHAHANI

Koodal: The Making of Metaphor and Montage: Tyeb Mehta's Cinematic Reasoning - Dilip CHITRE

Celebrating Tyeb Mehta - Dilip CHITRE

In Conversation with Nikki Ty-Tomkins Seth

In Conversation with Yashodhara Dalmia

Tonalities: A Conversation with Tyeb Mehta - Nancy Adajania

The Works of Tyeb Mehta - A talk delivered by E. Alkazi at the opening of Tyeb Mehta Exhibition, Theatre Unit Bulletin, Vol. VII, No. 9 October 1959

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