Raja Ravi Varma

The introduction of the Company style in the 18th and 19th centuries by the art schools, the Indian artist created works of art that were British in style but Indian in content. The discussion about the company style makes it clear that the artists painted in an Indo-European style using Western linear perspective, shading and […]

Nine artists whose work is art treasures

The Archaeological Survey of India had declared in 1976 and 1979, the works of the following nine artists “not being antiquities, to be art treasures, having regard to their artistic and aesthetic value.” Here is a brief introduction; sourced from the ASI website. 1976: Rabindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-Gil, Jamini Roy and Nandalal Bose 1979: Raja […]