Prof B.N. Goswamy takes readers on a comprehensive visual and literary journey through the painting, A Remarkable Conclave, depicting an imaginary gathering of thinkers, saints and poets such as Tukaram, Guru Nanak, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Tiruvalluvar, Narsi Mehta, Eknath, Namdev, Chandidas and other important figures.
Interior Words: The Legacy of Studio Photography in India
A detailed history of studio photography in India, moving from the colonial to the postcolonial to the contemporary. In tracing this evolution, this essay makes the intersection of commercial interests, power relations and changing sociopolitical attitudes that have defined and redefined photography’s role in the country visibly apparent.
Understanding Adavisi Artists in the Contemporary Context
Giving viewers a sense of the context in which Bhuri Bai’s career has taken shape, this essay discusses how the art market and cultural institutions have historically engaged with indigenous art in India and the rest of the world.