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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Onsite

artist

Tyeb MEHTA

Location code MONL.MET
Language

English

Keywords

drawingpainting

Publication/Creation date

2005

No of pages

385

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph

Chapter headings
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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