Indian Contemporary Art Post Independence


  • By Ella Datta (Author), Santo Datta (Author), Yvette Kumar (Editor)
  • Hardcover: 201 pages
  • Publisher: Vadehra Art Gallery; Reprint edition (1 December 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 818773700X
  • ISBN-13: 978-8187737001
  • Product Dimensions: 25.3 x 3.4 x 34.5 cm

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This is a superbly illustrated and highly informed study of the major artists and schools in the emergence of Indian contemporary art. It offers dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted art related media & organisations. This superbly illustrated volume brings together a collection of essays that explore the unique and fascinating history of Indian art post independence (1947). Featuring detailed and informative biographical profiles of more than 100 major contemporary Indian artists – set in the context of their artistic evolution – and an extensive account of the leading schools of artistic expression and movements that have influenced Indian art over the last five decades, this is a must-have volume for anyone interested in this increasingly popular and significant area of modern art.