Chugtai’s Paintings: Introduction

by  Razia Siraj-ud-Din

Oriental art has always been a prey to unjust criticism. The Western critics who are in the safe and reliable position of being the third disinterested party, gaze at it and pronounce their judgment not only with a lack of appreciation but with a positive note of disapproval. The more generous ones

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Chugtai’s Paintings: Foreword

by  Dr James H Cousins

Some good people, when they see certain pictures of modern artists, recall some two or three colour-prints that they have seen, and sagely remark, with a trace of disparagement: “Ah, Japanese influence.” As if a great grandmother of the arts of Asia should be rebuked for preserving some trace of resemblance

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