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Amrita Sher-Gil.

Karl Khandalavala

Amrita Sher-Gil.

by Karl Khandalavala

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Published by New Book Co. in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sher-Gil, Amrita, -- 1913-1941

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFoND1010 S5 K45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18962549M

      Amrita Shergil is often known as "India's Frida Kahlo". The country's first woman painter ever, her legacy is unparalleled in Indian art-history. Watch the video to know more about this iconic. About the Book:Amirta was as filled with passion and colour as her canvasses. Beautiful and brilliant, she lived life on her own terms, scandalizing the staid society of her times with her love affairs and unconventional in in Budapest, to a Hungarian mother and a Sikh father, Amrita spent her early years in Hungary, India as well as France, where she studied at the renowed.

      Director: Year: The film depicts the life and paintings of Amrita Sher Gil, one of the foremost artists of India, who died at a very early age of 28 years. Amrita Sher-Gil was an eminent Hungarian-Indian painter who is considered 'one of the greatest avant-garde women of the 20th century' and a 'pioneer in modern Indian art.' She has been nicknamed as the ‘Indian Frida Kahlo.’ Check this page out to know her biography-age, husband, death, family, and more.

    This archival effort makes for a definitive volume on the life, art and writings of Amrita Sher-Gil. The book has a Foreword by Salman Rushdie; a Prologue and an Epilogue by Vivan Sundaram; a complete list of Amrita Sher-Gilâ s known oil paintings with thumbnail sketches and detailed captions; and a select bibliography of writings by and. 2) Amrita Sher-Gil Birth Centenary Celebrations organized at UNESCO, Paris, by the National Gallery of Modern Art. 3) An exhibition titled Amrita Shergil - An Artist family in the 20th Century was organized at Munich, Germany from to Author: Amrita Sher-Gil.


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Amrita Sher-Gil by Karl Khandalavala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Amrita Sher-Gil is India’s most distinguished and admired artist. This site is an online resource for Amrita Sher-Gil’s biography, artwork, paintings, articles, awards, videos and books. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Portrait in Letters and Writings [two-volume cased set].

Unlike the biography, "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography", the author of this book never met Amrita. This book is based on interviews, documents, and photos provided by Amrita's friends and ex-husband, Victor Egan.

The format and content of this book is VERY similar to the biography "Amrita Sher-Gil - /5(9). This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher Gil () represents more than a life.

For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals, and in their entirety/5.

Amrita Sher-Gil's life was as filled with passion and colour as her canvasses. Beautiful and brilliant, she lived life on her own terms, scandalizing the staid society of her times with her love affairs and unconventional ways/5.

The format and content of this book is VERY similar to the biography "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography". The book is divided into fourteen chapters and each chapter contains sub-chapters. Throughout the book there are 8 pages of black/white photos and 16 pages of color plates of her works.

The book is very well written, lots of informative. Amrita Sher-Gil - Rebel with a Paintbrush. likes 1 talking about this. A book on the artist Amrita Sher-Gil. Meant for Young Adults and anyone over the age of 13, the book has insights on the 5/5(1). Amrita Sher-Gil, a pioneer of modern Indian art, used her paintbrush to depict the daily lives of Indian women in the s, often revealing a sense of their loneliness and even hopelessness.

This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil (–) represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals in their entirety.

Amrita Sher Gil. likes. Amrita Sher-Gil (30 January – 5 December ) was an eminent Hungarian-Indian painter. She has been called "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the Followers: Get this from a library.

Amrita Sher-Gil. [Mulk Raj Anand; National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi, India)] -- On the work of Amrita Sher-Gil,Indian painter; includes a sampling of her paintings. Amrita Sher-Gil was born on 30 January in Budapest, Hungary, to Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Majithia, a Sikh aristocrat and a scholar in Sanskrit and Persian, and Marie Antoniette Gottesmann, a Hungarian-Jewish opera singer who came from an affluent bourgeois family.

Her parents first met inwhile Marie Antoinette was visiting place: Budapest, Hungary. Amrita Sher-Gil was born on 30th January, in Budapest, Hungary. Her father, Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Majithia, was a Persian and Sanskrit scholar, while her mother, Marie Antoniette Gottesmann, was a Hungarian singer.

Amrita grew up with her younger sister Indira Sundaram and was very fond of her. - Buy Amrita Sher-Gil: A Life book online at best prices in India on Read Amrita Sher-Gil: A Life book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(8).

Wiki/Biography. Amrita Sher-Gil was born on Thursday, 30 January (aged 28 years; at the time of death) in Budapest, zodiac sign is Aquarius. When she was a young girl, she used to get her servants model for her, so that she could paint.

Amrita Sher-Gil, painter who was one of the pioneers of the modern movement in Indian art. Sher-Gil was born of an Indian father and a Hungarian mother. She had a precocious talent for painting that was noticed early, and she was encouraged in her pursuit by her uncle, Ervin Baktay, an Indologist.

Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Amrita's Father ( - ) Amrita's Father, Sardar Umrao Singh Sher-Gil, was born in Majithia, India, and was the eldest son of a noble aristocratic family in Punjab, was a scholar of Sanskrit and Persian with pronounced religious philosophical interests. This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil () represents more than a life.

For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals in their entirety.

The book draws on the primary text of these letters to open up a visual narrative around the artist's oeuvre, complemented by a parallel text of notes that. About the Book Unacknowledged during her life and considered an icon post he death, between these polarities lies the journey and the struggle for expression of one of the most enterprising and innovative artists of our times, Amrita Sher-Gil ().

Did the Ajanta Caves and Gauguin influence Amrita's works. How was she as a person and as an artist. Get this from a library.

Amrita Sher-Gil: a self-portrait in letters & writings. [Amrita Sher-Gil; Vivan Sundaram] -- 'This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil () represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and.

Author Salman Rushdie explains how his character Aurora Zogoiby in The Moor's Last Sigh was inspired by Sher-Gil. In his Foreword for the book Amrita Shergil: A Self-Portrait in Letters and Author: Sahar Zaman.In Amrita Sher-Gil’s paintings, a cultural variation may be seen betw een the two periods of her life, rst one during her residence in Europe and the next one after her arrival in the sub-continent.The Good the Bad and the Ridiculous by Humra Quraishi,Khushwant Singh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at