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The depiction of Santal culture in modern art: Jamini Roy (National Gallery of Modern Art) – New Delhi

Jamini Roy was one of the earliest and most significant modernists of twentieth century Indian art. From 1920 onwards his search for the essence of form led him to experiment with dramatically different visual style. His career spanning over nearly … Continue reading

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Museum exhibitions | Bringing back the focus to simplicity: The National Gallery of Modern Art & Gujarat Vidyapith (Ahmedabad) – Gujarat

“A tribal museum where the collection of the various artifacts provides a vivid visual picture of the different facts of tribal life, culture and art” Learn more >> By Reema Moudgil, The New Indian Express 17th January 2015 | To read the full article, … Continue reading

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Nandalal Bose painting “Village Huts” – National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi)

Bengali literature celebrated the natural, healthy Santal way of living, the black lissome Santal women providing a counterpoint to the pale cloistered ladies of urban Calcutta. Source: Partha Mitter. The Triumph of Modernism: India’s Artists and the Avant-garde, 1922–1947, p. 29

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Video “Biodiversity” | Inherited knowledge and its value for modern healthcare & using resources in a sustainable manner – M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

Learn from M S Swaminathan – a world renowned scientist – how biological diversity contributes to public health, people’s livelihood and environmental security in addition to food security: his call on Indian citizens to use and share resources in a more … Continue reading

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Jamini Roy, “the unlettered outlaw” of the art world who decided to “settle for the local, the primitive, and the indigenous” – West Bengal

The 125th birth centenary of Jamini Roy, ‘the unlettered outlaw’ of the art world, is being celebrated at the NGMA. In 1931, an exhibition of Jamini Roy’s paintings at his Calcutta residence was inaugurated by ballerina and Indologist Stella Kramrisch. … Continue reading

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