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Did Jamini Roy become a prisoner of his own idiom?

by  R. P. Gupta

Jamini Roy is probably the only Indian painter of this century who evolved a pictorial idiom of his own based on regional folk arts and gave it through, through the alchemy of his own genius, a universal appeal.

To understand Jamini Roy’s evolution as a painter it is necessary to take a closer look

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Jamini Roy

by  Amrita

For forty years, with unfailing zeal, Jamini Roy has explored the problems of plastic form and colour, tirelessly seeking new and even more powerful means of expression.

The problems of colour and line, their dynamics and intensity, their expressive force and their relation to plastic form have been

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