In conversation with Milan Moudgill as he talks about his first solo photography exhibition “Kailash Mansarovar”. A project that follows the journey of Sven Hedin and Swami Pranavananda, through archival material, contemporary pictures, and an in-depth examination of the debates that arose, traces the story of how our modern understanding of Kailash came to be.
India has a rich and diverse artistic tradition, and there are many famous artists across various fields. Here are a few notable ones:
- Raja Ravi Varma (1848–1906): Often referred to as the father of modern Indian art, Raja Ravi Varma is known for his paintings that blend Indian traditions with European academic art.
- Jamini Roy (1887–1972): A renowned painter from Bengal, Jamini Roy is celebrated for his unique style that combines traditional Indian folk art with modernist influences.
Let’s embark on a captivating journey through some of the most renowned art books that have enriched the understanding of the visual arts.
- “The Story of Art” by E.H. Gombrich: One of the most accessible and widely read art books, “The Story of Art” by Ernst Gombrich is a classic that has introduced countless readers to the history of art. Gombrich’s engaging narrative style takes readers on a chronological exploration of art, from prehistoric cave paintings to the avant-garde movements of the 20th century.
Curator's pick - Soul Survivors by Anu Malhotra (Apatani tribe - Arunachal Pradesh | Konyak Tribe - Nagaland)
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