I just received a new research publication – “Group 1890, India’s Indigenous Modernism” from DAG and this re-kindled the various arguments on modernism in India and my thoughts on the history of modernism in India. Continue reading India’s Indigenous Modernism
In a serious effort to “shoot myself in the foot” and stir up unnecessary controversy, have decided to also create a list of some of Francis Newton Souza’s “good” works.
Most collectors consider the 1950s-1967 as his best period. 1967 was when he had to leave for the New York as apparently his relationship with a much younger person (he was in his 40s – she was 16) was not well received by many. Continue reading Which Are Some Good Works By Francis Newton Souza ?
Francis Newton Souza‘s oeuvre was immense – however, the current fixation appears to be over his 1955 (or thereabouts) heads (portraits) and his landscapes. Nudes which are an important part of his oeuvre are mostly under-valued and not given their due.