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The artist who made alive the history of the Punjab

by  M. S. Randhawa

Published in Roopa Lekha, Vol 1&2, 1979-80, pp. 30-35

A strange-looking artist arranged an exhibition of his paintings in the galleries of All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi, in May 1963. In the age of hippie-ism it is not at all surprising to see oddly dressed

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British painters in India

by  M. S. Randhawa

Published in in Roopa Lekha, Vol 52, 1981, pp.

In 1966, when Mrs.Mildred Archer accompanied me to Lucknow, and paid a visit to La Martiniere , the residence of Colonel Claud Martin, and now a public school, and saw the collection of paintings in the State museum, I had not the faintest idea

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Drawings by Sarada Charan Ukil on the Krishna legend

by  M. S. Randhawa

Published in Roopa Lekha, Vol 1&2, 1978-79, pp. 7-10

Sarada Charan Ukil was born at Bikrampur, on the banks of Padma, in district of Dacca in East Bengal, now Bangladesh. He was the eldest of three brothers: second was Barada who was one of the founders of the All India Fine Arts & Crafts

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A reassessment of some paintings described in Gangoly’s masterpieces of Rajput painting

by  M. S. Randhawa

Since the publication of Archer’s Painting in the Punjab Hills, London 1952, a good deal of information has been collected on the various schools of painting which flourished in the former Punjab Himalaya states. The rediscovery of the collection of paintings of the Rajas of Guler [1] by the present

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A photographer artist

by  M. S. Randhawa

Photography is an art when the man behind the camera is an artist. The tragedy is that there are very few photographers who are artists, and largely they are technicians. Out of the photographers of the great outdoors- nature, man, vegetation and mountain are their subjects. Out of the trio, Gorkha

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