The Triumph of Modernism: India's Artists and the Avant-Garde, 1922-1947

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The tumultuous last decades of British colonialism in India were catalyzed by more than the work of Mahatma Gandhi and violent conflicts. The concurrent upheavals in Western art driven by the advent of modernism provided Indian artists in post-1920 India a powerful tool of colonial resistance. Distinguished art historian Partha Mitter now explores in this brilliantly illustrated study this lesser known facet of Indian art and history. Taking the 1922 Bauhaus exhibition in Calcutta as the debut of European modernism in India ...

The Triumph of Modernism: India's Artists and the Avant-Garde, 1922-1947 2007, Oxford University Press

ISBN-13: 9780195693362

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