A collector’s delight, including colour plates and black and white photographs, reminiscences and intimate correspondences, this book reveals the portrait of an artist among the most charismatic figures of our time.
This book will be of interest to scholars and researchers of art and art history, modern South Asian studies, sociology, cultural studies as well as art aficionados.
Yashodhara Dalmia is an art historian and independent curator based in New Delhi, India. She has written several books including Amrita Sher- Gil: A Life (2006) that have received widespread international acclaim. She is also the author of The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives (2001) and Journeys: Four Generations of Indian Artists (2011). She has curated many art shows, with the most recent being the centenary show ‘Amrita Sher-Gil: The Passionate Quest’ at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru in 2014.