The writer is a Delhi-based art historian.
Ram Kumar’s art believed in the endless generation of life against death.
He was the last of Progressive Artists’ Group titans. Only the Bindu remains
In 1970s Mumbai,Udayan Patels home was an artistic and intellectual hub
Yoko Ono brings to mind the fab sixties when the Beatles landed in Delhi
With Tyeb Mehta and M.F. Husain,Biren De and Jehangir Sabavala,a time has conclusively passed.
Husain ensured modern art became part of a staunchly Indian national consciousness.
Several Indian authors, much like Vikram Chandra did in Sacred Games, have also explored cities as characters in their novel and sometimes even titled their work of labour after them.