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The making of a modern Indian artist craftsman, Devi Prasad

Author: Naman P Ahuja; Krishna Kumar; Devi Prasad.; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.; Lalit Kala Akademi.
Publisher: New Delhi : Routledge in association with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Lalit Kala Akademi, 2012.
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Devi Prasad (1921--June 1, 2011) was an Indian artist and peace activist. He was a pioneering studio potter, painter, designer, photographer, art educator and peace activist. He studied at Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan and also at Sevagram. This catalog includes a selection from his 65 year long career, and argues for an aesthetic basis for India's freedom movement--rooted in the English Arts and Crafts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Biography
Named Person: Devi Prasad.; Devi Prasad.; Devi Prasad
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naman P Ahuja; Krishna Kumar; Devi Prasad.; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.; Lalit Kala Akademi.
ISBN: 9780415602297 0415602297
OCLC Number: 648937557
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Lalit Kala Akademi in May 2010.
Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Creating the sensibility of the modern Indian artist-craftsman : Santiniketan and the Arts and Crafts movement --
Making a Gandhian utopia : art, design, and pedagogy at Sevagram --
A peaceful world is a creative world : England and the War Resisters' International --
A universal spirit --
Coming full circle.
Other Titles: Devi Prasad
Responsibility: Naman P. Ahuja ; with contributions by Krishna Kumar, Kristine Michael, Bob Overy & Sunand Prasad.
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Lalit Kala Akademi in May 2010.  Read more...

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