Jamini Roy (1887-1972)Journey to the Roots
The exhibition hignlights the elements in the art of Jamini Roy (1887-1972) and shows why he is regarded as one of the earliest modernists. Jamini Roy was one of the earliest and most significant modernists of 20th century Indian Art. This show foregrounds the nature of his modernism and the prominent role he played in breaking away from the art practices of his time. His career spanning over nearly six decades had many significant turning points.
The incredible works are from the collection of National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. The exhibition displayed his legendary works Mother and Child, Christ, Krishna, Santhals and various animals including his famous Black Horse. The beauty of his organic colours shows the fresh granduer in the 21st century leaving the viewer mesmerised.