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Survey of Sino Indian Artistic Discourse free pdf This book focuses on the multiple interactions and exchanges between Sino-Indian artists in the early part of 20th century in a large backdrop of modern art discourse in Asia. This backdrop witnessed a quest for Asian modernity in colonial and post dynastic Asian nations. Bengal School in particular paved a new artistic and aesthetic movement under the leadership of Rabindra Nath Tagore and B Havell. In this process, Okakura Tenshin a leading Japanese scholar and art critic played a seminal role to facilitate the movement and through his initiation artists of Bengal came in touch with Japanese artists to comprehend the remarkable success of new Japanese Art. China a major Asian nation witnessed a new quest for modernity in art after the dynastic decline in 1911 and got new momentum in May Fourth Movement in 1919. We come across Chinese artists after the visit of Rabindra Nath Tagore and Nandalal Bose in 1924 to China. Since then few Chinese and Indian artists had an urge to know each other to understand the new evelopments in art of both the leading Asian nations. But these important interactions went unnoticed. This book is an attempt to unearth the various modes of artistic exchanges and dialogues to know each other in 20th century.

About Amitava Bhattacharya

Amitava Bhattacharya is a practicing artist and scribe on Asian contemporary art based in Kolkata. He obtained his bachelor and master degree in Fine Arts from Kala Bhavan Santiniketan, Visva Bharati University, India. Had a Chinese Govt scholarship in 1989 and studied language and art in Beijing Language and Culture University and took initial training in ink brush painting under veteran artist Li Min Ho. He was awarded Asia Fellowship in 2003-2004 from Asian Scholarship Foundation, Bangkok under Ford Foundation International Scholar Exchange Programme and associated with Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing as a visiting fellow. Later he was associated with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Koklata from 2008-2010 as a project fellow. He was a visiting fellow in the University of Shenzhen in ,China as a guest researcher funded by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Inst of Asian Studies as a project fellow in 2012. Amitava made extensive travel to China and South East Asia for his research trip and As a participant in several seminars and workshops. He has contributed many important articles in various books and journals like Sage India, Lalit Kala Academy, Beijing and Shenzen University and Kala Bhavan.

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Author : Amitava Bhattacharya
Publisher : Towards Freedom
Data Published : 12 August 2014
ISBN : 8182060516
EAN : 9788182060517
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 88 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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