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Published by B.J. Institute of Learning & Research, [Available at] Gujarat Vidyasabha in Ahmedabad .
Written in English


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About the Edition

Articles with reference to the art of Abanindranath Tagore, 1871-1951 and contemporaries in India.

Edition Notes

Statementby Ratan Parimoo.
SeriesShri Surottam Hutheesing Prakashan Fund Granthmālā
ContributionsŚeṭha Bholābhāī Jeśiṅgabhāī Adhyayana-Saṃśodhana Vidyābhavana.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 96, 16 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22660097M
LC Control Number2008335711

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  Founder of the Indian Society of Oriental Art, Abanindranath brought nationalism to Indian art in 20th century Bengal. Mention Bengal’s Tagore family and more often than not the discussion starts and ends with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The influential family’s wide roots, however, harboured several talented men and : Sharanya Munsi. About the Book The book presents an analytical discourse on the aesthetics of Abanindranath Tagore, the doyen of Indian Painters of modern times. The method applied is the Historico-comparative method as enunciated by Brajendranath Seal, the eminent Indian Philosopher, and a contemporary of Abanindranath. It was quite in the fitness of things that the University Authorities decided to. About the Book Abanindranath Tagore () is a singular figure in modern Indian art. Having arrived on the Indian art scene with the first wave of nationalism, he was seen a. Introducing Abanindranath Tagore In the volume titled Art & Nationalism in Colonial India, , Partha Mitter identifies two clear periods of art production in colonial Bengal. First, he says, came the Westernising period, which I touched upon at the beginning of this paper. He places this.

Art of Abanindranath Tagore and Regional Responses to the Spirit of Revival B. J. Institute of Learning & Research, India and Modern Art George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Only, he did it through his paintings. He was Abanindranath Tagore, the nephew of Rabindranath Tagore. Born in the Jorasanko town of Bengal, Abanindranath was introduced to art early in his life. As Tagore family has had a history of literature and culture, Abindranath Tagore was one of the most prominent artists our nation was blessed with. 'This book deals with the revival in the visual arts which was initiated at the beginning of the 20th century, and which led to the breaking away from traditionalism towards a new phase of modernity during the third and fourth decade of the century The three Tagores, through their extraordinary creative work in their respective mediums, ushered in era of freedom for experimentation, a sense. Abanindranath Tagore, was Rabindranath’s Tagore’s nephew, and painted – among other works in the book – the frontispiece, The Victory of the Buddha. Western awareness of the Bengal school of painters was given further impetus by the publication in of the illustrated edition of Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali and Fruit-Gathering.

Abanindranath Tagore (August 7, – December 5, ) was an Indian artist and founder of Indian Society of Oriental Art. He was also a noted writer of children's literature. He was one of the first exponent of swadeshi values in Indian art. He found the Bengal school of art . Art and Science. Lesar () [4] in her paper cited the view of Tagore on his personal opinion of comparative philosophy of art and science in seminal work on Personality. [5] “I shall not define Art,” Tagore said, “but question myself about the reason of its existence, and try to find out whether it owes its origin to some social purpose, or to the need of catering for our aesthetic. Chapters six, Abanindranath Tagore: Tradition, Assimilation, Change and seven, Regional Responses to the Spirit of Revival, completely concentrate on Abanindranath's own development and work as an artist, with special reference to his fascination for portraiture, as well as that of his pupils (Nandalal Bose, Suren Kar, Kanu Desai, Asit Halder. Like Geddes she was a strong advocate of cultural revival in the visual arts. Indeed John Duncan’s Anima Celtica shares a great deal with one of the key images of the Bengali revival, painted by Sister Nivedita’s friend, Abanindranath Tagore in That image is Bharat Mata, or Mother India.