Amrita Sher Gil (A Painted Life)

Item Code: IDD842
Author: Geeta Doctor
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 817167688X
Pages: 91 (Color Illus: 34)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 6.5" X 5.3"
Weight 250 gm
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About the Book:

Today Amrita Sher Gil is an icon of modern Indian art. In her tragically short life, she blazed across the Indian art scene and challenged the landscape of the Indian imagination.

For Amrita Sher Gil, every aspect of life had to be experienced with a passionate intensity. Often shocking conservative Indian society, her life was as flamboyant and romantic as her paintings. Using a devastating array of weapons - intelligence, wit, warmth and the unforgettable aura of beauty, she celebrated the arrival of the individual.

After a formal western art education, she turned to the classical arts of India for inspiration and her paintings are vibrant with the rich colours of the Indian landscape and the eternal faces of its people.


A Sensualist of the Eye

Hungarian Rhapsody

The Parisian Interlude

Brightness at Noon

Touching the Skies


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