by Kshitis Roy
Catalogue essay, Lalit Kala Akademi, 1964, pp. 1-15.
Such a sensitive mind as Gaganendranath’s I had indeed rarely met with, for his mind ranged over every field of culture. Each subject touched on brought from his some quiet comment, showing an unfailing critical discernment. In his own paintingsread more
Gaganendranath Tagore: Painter and Personality
by Ratan Parimoo
The artist brothers, Gaganendranath (1867-1938) and Abanindranath (1871-1951), were young nephews of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). The two youngsters were always at hand to collaborate with their uncle’s creative projects, in particular, music, dance and theatre in their sprawling Jorasanko houseread more
by S Sanjiva Dev
Among the master painters of the revivalist movement of Indian art the late Gaganendranath Tagore holds a distinguished place, for it is he who introduced into Indian painting the diverse enchantments of new forms and newer visions, thus breaking the monotony in the Neo-Indian art.
by Asok Mitra
Indian painting reached almost a dead end towards the close of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. Patna and Tanjore painters of the Anglo-Indian school and even Ravi Varma’s disciples reached a point where they produced a little more than worthless posters. It was as though theread more
Gaganendranath Tagore’s New Indian Art
by Abany. C Banerjee
Not poets alone are “the unacknowledged legislators of the world”, but all artists; theirs is the understanding of life’s experience. While others are inanely pre-occupied with the appearances of reality, they thrill to its emotional content and seek feverishly to release it from meaningless and unvitalread more