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Amrita Sher-Gil

Mulk Raj Anand

Amrita Sher-Gil

by Mulk Raj Anand

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Published by National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sher-Gil, Amrita, -- 1913-1941,
  • Painters -- India -- Biography,
  • Painting, Indic,
  • Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- India

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMulk Raj Anand.
    ContributionsNational Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1010.S5 A85 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16677192M

      The Dramatic Death of Amrita Sher-Gil one was Ganga Ram Mansions on the Mall and this is where Amrita lived and died. Amrita Sher-Gil lived less than a kilometre away from where I spent my childhood and youth. I recall visiting a friend of mine . Amrita Sher-Gil was an eminent Hungarian-Indian painter. She has been called "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century" and a "pioneer" in modern Indian art. Drawn towards painting since a young age, Sher-Gil started getting formal lessons in the art, at the age of eight.

    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. 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. Her book The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives is regarded as a definitive account of a seminal phase /5(67).


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Amrita Sher-Gil is Amrita Sher-Gil book most distinguished and admired artist. This site is an online resource for Amrita Sher-Gil’s biography, artwork, paintings, articles, awards, videos and books. Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Portrait in Letters and Writings (Volumes 1 and 2) by Vivan Sundaram () by Vivan Sundaram | Jan 1, Hardcover.

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 two-volume book is a splendid act of archiving and compilation by Vivan Sundaram. The book consists of letters and writings by Amrita Sher-Gil herself.

Amrita Sher-Gil book are addressed to family members and friends across the places Sher-Gil lived at and traveled to/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 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. 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, 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.

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(8).

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

She spent most of her early childhood in Budapest. The climax of Sher-Gil’s artistic transition will be discussed in "Hill Women" (). Moreover, the paintings are being discussed with the artist’s personal situation and the historical and cultural context in which they were created.

Amrita Sher-Gil’s poems get to the heart of the conflict in the discussion of the artist’s life and work. 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.

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. 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?(This story was first published on 29 January and has been reposted from our archives to mark Amrita Sher-Gill’s birth anniversary.) Much has been written about how Amrita Sher-Gil became a Author: Sahar Zaman.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