Sher-Gil.

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Lalit Kalā Akademi , [New Delhi]
SeriesContemporary series of Indian art
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND1010.S5 A2 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 25 p., [15] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9472M
LC Control Numbersa 66006889
OCLC/WorldCa3391959

"Amrita Sher-Gil: A Life" is not a memoir, it is more 'like' an academic thesis on a personage who died a long time back () at the age of 29 years.

With the limited primary sources at hand, the work is replete with sometimes runaway, most of the time suggestive, salacious and half-baked accounts culled from a variety of sources/5. This two-volume book is a splendid act of archiving and compilation by Vivan Sundaram.

The book consists of letters and writings by Amrita Sher-Gil herself. Letters are addressed to family members and friends across the places Sher-Gil lived at and traveled to/5. book was published,there was very little recorded material about the life and art of Amrita Sher-Gil.

This book is unique in that it was written by someone who actually knew Amrita and spent personal time with her as a close friend. The book is based on his own personal accounts.

Amrita Sher-Gil (), one of India's most eminent painters, died at the age of 28 but left behind a rich legacy. Commemorating her birth centenary, this collection of essays maps her creativity and life - ranging from the early writings by past masters to modern and contemporary critiques.3/5(2).

This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil (–) represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals in their entirety.

About the Book Unacknowledged during her life and considered an icon post he death, between these polarities lies the journey and the struggle for expression of one of the most enterprising and innovative artists of our times, Amrita Sher-Gil ().

Did the. Aurora Zogoiby, a character in Salman Rushdie's novel The Moor's Last Sigh, was inspired by Sher-Gil. Sher-Gil was sometimes known as India's Frida Kahlo because of the "revolutionary" way she blended Western and traditional art forms.

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In this fascinating biography, art historian Yashodhara Dalmia paints a compelling portrait of the artist who, when she died in at the age of twenty-eight, left behind a body of. Vivan Sundaram, Amrita’s nephew penned a book, Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self Portrait in Letters and Writings.

He recalls: “When she met Nehru, she wrote to a friend about instant mutual attraction between the two." The Faletti's Hotel still stands at Lahore. About: An artist, a citizen of the world and a rebel, Amrita Sher-Gil was one of modern India s first professional women artists. Determined to forge a path of her own in the world of art, she went on to become a painter of world renown.

Amrita was born in Hungary, raised in India and trained in France and she was inspired by writers, musicians. Unlike the biography, "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography", the author of this book never met Amrita.

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This book is based on interviews, documents, and photos provided by Amrita's friends and ex-husband, Victor Egan. The format and content of this book is VERY similar to the biography "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography"/5(11).

Amrita Sher-Gil was an eminent Hungarian-Indian painter who is considered 'one of the greatest avant-garde women of the 20th century' and a 'pioneer in modern Indian art.' She has been nicknamed as the ‘Indian Frida Kahlo.’ Check this page out to know her biography-age, husband, death, family, and more.

Amrita Sher-Gil (Janu – December 5, ), an eminent Indian painter, was the daughter of Sardar Umrao Singh Shergil and Antoinette, a Hungarian lady. Her first notable work was "Young Girls", which made her an Associate of the Grand Salon in Paris in ; she was the youngest ever Asian to receive this recognition.

Her quest for the rediscovery of the traditions of Indian art. A biography of Hungarian-Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil written by Anita Vachharajani and illustrated by Kalyani Ganapathy written for children and young adults. It is written simply, but with class, keeping the target audience in mind and beautifully illustrated in colour/5.

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Unlike the biography, "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography", the author of this book never met Amrita. This book is based on interviews, documents, and photos provided by Amrita's friends and ex-husband, Victor Egan. The format and content of this book is VERY similar to the biography "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography".Reviews:   This lovingly-crafted anthology of letters and paintings, put together by her nephew, artist and scholar Vivan Sundaram, is the first body of work that gives Amrita Sher-Gil back her voice.

Even after all this disclosure, Sher-Gil herself remains the enigma that she s: 3. In his book titled The Vintage Sardar, Singh notes that before Sher-Gil married Victor, he was told that she would visit Lahore and stay in Faletti’s Hotel.

“She was said to have made appointments with her lovers with two-hour intervals — sometimes six to seven a day — before she retired for the night.”.

Bio: Amrita Sher-Gil, an eminent Indian painter, was the daughter of Sardar Umrao Singh Shergil and Antoinette, a Hungarian lady. Her first notable work was "Young Girls", which made her an Associate of the Grand Salon in Paris in ; she was the youngest ever Asian to receive this recognition.

Amrita Sher-Gil was born in Budapest Hungary, on 30th January to Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Majithia, a Sikh aristocrat and a scholar in Sanskrit and Persian, and Marie Antoniette Gottesmann, a Jewish opera singer from Hungary.

She was the elder of the two daughters and her sister’s name was Indira Sundaram. Amrita Sher-Gil; introduced, Annotated & Edited By Vivan Sundaram Published by Tulika Books, New Delhi, India () ISBN ISBN   Sher-Gil denied intimacy with Chassany in a letter to her mother — translated from Hungarian for Vanita and Kidwai’s book.

Though she cited the “disadvantages of relationships” with. Back of the Book Amrita Sher-Gil became a legend in her life-time, not only because of her exuberant lifestyle, but also because of her outstanding painting talents. She had remarkable control over her medium, oil painting and allowed her brush to glide on the canvas with a languorous sensuousness.

The movement of her brush was steeped in melancholy reflecting her own angst buried deep in her. Amrita Sher-Gil (), one of India's most eminent painters, died at the age of 28 but left behind a rich legacy.

Commemorating her birth centenary, this collection of essays maps her creativity and life - ranging from the early writings by past masters to modern and contemporary.

"This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil () represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals, and in their entirety.

About the Book: Today Amrita Sher Gil is an icon of modern Indian art. In her tragically short life, she blazed across the Indian art scene and challenged the landscape of the Indian imagination.

For Amrita Sher Gil, every aspect of life had to be experienced with a passionate intensity. Often shocking conservative Indian society, her life was as flamboyant and romantic as her paintings. 20 Greatest Artists (Paperback) by Kalyani Mookherji and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sher Gil - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Silence can sometimes be deafening, especially when an auctioneer has a masterpiece to sell. Priyanka Mathew, who was announced as the head of Sotheby's India operations in Mumbai on Tuesday, recalls one such instance. The masterpiece in question was an Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait (below) which fetched a record price of $3million in a New York auction this year.

This book is based on interviews, documents, and photos provided by Amrita's friends and ex-husband, Victor Egan. The format and content of this book is VERY similar to the biography "Amrita Sher-Gil - A Biography". The book is divided into Reviews: 9. Her book Amrita Sher-Gil – A Life [Penguin Viking, ], which is a comprehensive account of the life of one of India’s first modern artists, received widespread international acclaim.

Widely acknowledged, her book The Making of Modern Indian Art, the Progressives [Oxford University Press, ], is regarded as the definitive account of a.

Still Life (1) by Amrita Sher-Gil National Gallery of Modern Art 'Amrita Sher-Gil painted Denise Proutaux more than once. She was a friend of the artist and has been described as a Parisian art.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sher-Gil, Amrita, Sher-Gil.

[New Delhi]: Lalit Kalā Akademi, [] (OCoLC) Online version.About The Amrita Sher Gil Amrita Sher-Gil was born in Badapest in From studied art in Paris at the Grand Chaumiere and then at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. Inshe returned to India and it turned out to be a momentous homecoming.

The country and its people made a strong impact on her. At the same time, she discovered with a wonder and joy, the ancient and medieval artistic traditions.