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The making of a modern Indian artist craftsman

The making of a modern Indian artist craftsman

Devi Prasad

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Published by Routledge in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNaman P. Ahuja
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25271109M
LC Control Number2012335216

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The Making of the Modern Indian Artist-Craftsman is intended to be a biographical and critical insight into the work of the potter, painter and photographer Devi Prasad.

Apart from the making of his personal history and his times, it leads us to why the act of making (art) itself takes on such a fundamental philosophical significance in his life. This, the author explains, derives directly 5/5(1).

Book Description. The Making of the Modern Indian Artist-Craftsman is intended to be a biographical and critical insight into the work of the potter, painter and photographer Devi Prasad.

Apart from the making of his personal history and his times, it leads us to why the act of making (art) itself takes on such a fundamental philosophical significance in his life. The Making of a Modern Indian Artist-Craftsman makes a significant contribution to the growing history of modern Indian art, a history that increasingly seeks to understand twentieth and twenty-first century Indian art on its own terms, rather than as merely derivative of European models.

The making of a modern Indian artist craftsman, Devi Prasad. [Naman P Ahuja; Krishna Kumar; Devi Prasad.; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.; Lalit Kala Akademi.] -- Devi Prasad (June 1, ) was an Indian artist and peace activist. He was a pioneering studio potter, painter, designer, photographer, art educator and peace activist.

The Making of a Modern Indian Artist-Craftsman: Devi Prasad by Naman P. Ahuja. New Delhi: Routledge, pages, illustrations. [??] Devi Prasad () was a remarkable blend of creativity, idealism and profound humanism. He was an outstanding studio potter, a sensitive photographer, painter, educationist and pacifist.

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Artists such as Husain, Raza, Souza, Ara, and Bakre rebelled against the established schools of art, and infused Indian art with their distinctive styles. As they struggled to survive in the dramatic developments. These lines were written by an eminent philosopher of Indian art- Shri A.

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