The triumph of modernism : India's artists and the avant-garde, 1922-1947 (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The triumph of modernism : India's artists and the avant-garde, 1922-1947

Author: Partha Mitter
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Triumph of Modernism probes the intricate interplay of Western modernism and Indian nationalism in the evolution of colonial-era Indian art.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitter, Partha.
Triumph of modernism.
London : Reaktion Books, 2007
(OCoLC)76852953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Partha Mitter
ISBN: 9781861896360 1861896360
OCLC Number: 464187964
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The formalist prelude --
The Indian discourse of primitivism --
Naturalists in the age of modernism --
Contested nationalism: the New Delhi and India house murals.
Responsibility: Partha Mitter.

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Explores the contested history of art and nationalism in the tumultuous last decades of British rule in India. With a fascinating array of art works, this book throws much light on a previously  Read more...

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'Partha Mitter's lucid and well-illustrated The Triumph of Modernism explores Indian artists' encounter with the avant-garde from 1922 to 1947. It gives due prominence to pioneers: above all, Amrita Read more...

 
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