Monday, February 1, 2016

80 Works by Jamini Roy Go Public for the First Time

Titled “Carved Contours”, the exhibition will feature drawings and paintings by the 20th Century master 
INDIA---Some of the largest collections of works by Indian masters lie in the hands of private collectors and art lovers do not get to see such works. One such collection of the works by Jamini Roy is owned by the Uma and Ravi Jain Estate, which owns Delhi’s oldest gallery. The exhibition, curated by critic-scholar Uma Nair, has been titled “Carved Contours”. It represents Roy’s inspiration from the Kalighat and Pat traditions of Bengal done on cloth, board and paper. They feature simple monumental images of sari-clad women, village dancers and domestic animals, besides Madonna and Christ and the famed Ramayana series. [link]