Expressionism in India

by  Anis Farooqi

Published in Roopa Lekha, Vol 1&2, 1979, pp 49-53

In the literal sense, art is an expression of what is seen, observed, felt and conceived. From the point of view of art history Expressionism, however, is a very specific term. It bears at least some relevance in the Indian context, despite

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The role of the script in contemporary Indian painting

by  Anis Farooqi

Abul-fazl Allami in his treatise Ain-i-Akbari mentions while describing the arts of writing and painting under the Chapter ‘A’ - 34 that what we call form leads us to recognize a body; the body itself leads us to what we call a notion, an idea. Thus, on seeing the form of

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