Please Wait...

My Brush with Art: An Anthology of contemporary Indian Art

My Brush with Art: An Anthology of contemporary Indian Art
£25.88
Item Code: IDE150
Author: Lakshmi Lal
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8129104121
Pages: 174 (Color Illus: 47)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.8" X 5.8"
From the Jacket:

Contemporary Indian Art, is given or take a decade, three quarters of a century old. This book covers artists who worked, grew to maturity and established themselves in the post-independence years. Lakshmi Lal brings to their work the insights of a seasoned viewer whose joy in experiencing art is both infectious and illuminating.

About the Author:

Lakshmi Lal started viewing contemporary Indian art in the 50s when she moved from Chennai to live and work in Mumbai. It grew into a deep interest, almost as deep as her interest in ancient Indian myth, legend, philosophy and art. She is the author of The Warlis - Tribal Legends, The Ramayana, Ganesha - Beyond the Form, Shiva - Eye of the Storm, Myth and Me - The Indian Story.

She has an M.A. in English from the Madras University and has been a life-long student of Sanskrit Language and Literature, focusing for the past two decades on Vedanta and related texts. She now resides in Bangalore.

CONTENTS

Prefacexii
1. Mumbai Artscape1
2. Remembered Geography, Imagined History
Prabhakar Barwe
23
3. Death in Life
Veena Bhargava
29
4. To Keep the Spark Kindling,
That's the Real Problem

N.S. Bendre
33
5. The Agony and the Irony
Bikash Bhattacharjee
37
6. Nests of Ease
Meera Devidayal
41
7. Shades of Shakti
M.F. Husain
45
8. Of Colour and Light
Bhupen Khakhar
49
9. A Quality of Myth
Ram Kumar
55
10. A Filtered Image Held in Suspense
Tyeb Mehta
59
11. Homespun Gods
Mrinalini Mukherjee
63
12. Her World is Windowed
Anjolie Ela Menon
67
13. Painting is the Art of Making Images

Badri Narayan
73
14. One God Leads to Another
Mani Narayan
79
15. The Dare and the Discipline
Pilloo Pochkhanawala
83
16. Blood Runs Lukewarm in City Veins
Gieve Patel
87
17. A Time, a Place, a Face
Sudhir Patwardhan
91
18. A Space for Heads
Akbar Padamsee
95
19. Silence Inside the Square
Satish Panchal
105
20. To Alarm, to Arouse, to Alert
A. Ramachandran
109
21The Seed it is That Speaks
S. H. Raza
113
22. Colour is Not Just a Rip-off
Jehangir Sabavala
117
23. What Yellow Means to Me
J. Swaminathan
121
24. Tapping a Cosmic Source
Francis Newton Souza
125
25. Saying it Now and Quickly
S. G. Vasudev
129
26. Internal Dialogue Painted Aloud
Babu Xavier
133
27. To the Tun of the Warli Pipe
Jivya Soma Mashe, Balu Mashe
141
28. Collector's Medley
A Gallery Chemould Show
145
29. An Art Lover Remembers
A Mumbai Art Person Reminisces
151
30. Journeys within Landscapes
A Sakshi Gallery Show
155

Add a review

Your email address will not be published *

For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Post a Query

For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items