Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A journey to the roots of Jamini Roy’s Hindu art

By Samrat Chakrabarti
INDIA---Jamini Roy, the eminent Bengali artist, counted among the early modernists of twentieth century Indian art, is being featured in a new exhibition in Mumbai at the National Gallery of Modern Art. Titled ‘Jamini Roy (1887 - 1972): Journey to the Roots’, the exhibition is curated by art historian and critic Ella Datta, and comprises 200 artworks that chart the development of the artist’s unique aesthetic and visual language. [link]