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  Jigisha Bhattacharya: Today we willl be speaking about the artist Abani Sen to his son Prabir Sen, with regard to his life and his work. Would you like to say something, at a primary level, about the work of Abani Sen, when considered as an entire oeuvre?   Prabir Sen: To cover this, one would…
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Arundhati Dasgupta
  Abani Sen (1905-1972) belonged to that generation of artists who were shaking out of the cultural nationalism advocated by the Bengal School of Art, and became the harbingers of a new modern, seen in the post-Independence works of their successors. Though Sen represents an oeuvre that does not…
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मुश्ताक खान
छत्तीसगढ़ का बस्तर क्षेत्र अपनी कला विरासत के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। यहां आदिवासी एवं गैर आदिवासी संस्कृति का मिलाजुला अध्भुत आंचलिक स्वरूप देखने को मिलता है। संस्कृति के इस आंचलिक स्वरूप के दर्शन यहाँ की आदिवासी-लोक कलाओं में स्पष्ट परिलक्षित होते हैं। यहाँ की कला परम्परा में आदिवासी तथा लोक तत्व इतने…
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Shakshi Gupta
  Since ancient times, harnessed elephants have been employed by emperors and religious institutes for various purposes. They have always been an essential part of the lifestyle of Indian royalty, especially in Rajasthan. Therefore, they were groomed with great pomp and ceremony. But with the…
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Mushtak Khan
  राजस्थान के भीलवाड़ा क्षेत्र में कपड़े की पृष्ठभूमि पर लोक देवता देवनारायण एवं पाबूजी आदि के जीवन पर आधारित एवं उनकी शौर्य गाथाओं पर बनाए जाने वाले पारम्परिक अनुष्ठानिक कुंडलित चित्र, पड़/फड़ चित्र कहलाते हैं। फड़ केवल एक चित्र भर नहीं माना जाता, यह अपने आप में देव स्वरूप है। इसलिए इसे बनाने वाले…
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Sandeep Joshi
Nathadwara is a small town some 40 kilometres north of the Udaipur city in Rajasthan. In nathadwara, Udaipur, Rajsamand district and the places around, most of the buildings have their doorways flanked by paintings of elephants with mahauts, tigers, peacocks and bejewelled females. Shrinathji, the…
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Sandeep Joshi
In art historical studies, patronage can be understood as the social relations of art production and consumption on the part of the artist and the person or an institution for whom or by the help of whom the work is done. A study of art patronage under Maharaja Sayajirao III of Baroda in a social…
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M.D. Muthukumaraswamy
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M.D. Muthukumaraswamy
M.Natesh (b.1960) is a polymath of an artist with a prodigious output of paintings and drawings. Additionally, he works as a theatre director, lighting designer for dance and theatre, installation artist, and an actor trainer. Discovered to be a child prodigy by his parents (his father is the Tamil…
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