Biography: Artist Amrita Sher-Gil

K.L. Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
Portrait of Artist Amrita Sher-Gill
Portrait of Artist Amrita Sher-Gill

The moving painting of Amrita Sher-Gil though modern in idiom, are Indian in sprit and thus belong as much to the west as to the east. They vindicate the truth about art that all experimentation, to be genuine, must be based on technical mastery and feeling for tradition. Herein lays the secret of Amrita Sher-Gil's strength as well as her spell.

V.N. O'key/Kamat's Potpourri
Amrita Shergil (1913-1941)
Amrita Shergil (1913-1941)
Portrait in India ink by V.N. O'key

Source: Adhunika Bharat Ke Nirmata, V.N. O'Key Felicitation Committee, Bombay, 1989

Paintings of Amrita Sher-Gil

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Painting by Amrita Sher Gil
Painting by Amrita Sher Gil
Detail from an Indian Postage Stamp

K.L. Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
The Village Scene
The Village Scene
Painting by Amrita SherGil

 

 

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