From the Collection

  “What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity – and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental–worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which providesContinue reading “From the Collection”

From the Collection

Tinting of photographs was a well-known Western tradition in the nineteenth century. With the colonial encounter, Indian artists combined their long-practiced art of miniature painting with the newly-developed technique of photography, creating a hybrid form of visual culture. Only a few years after the introduction of photography to India, most photography studios started offering theirContinue reading “From the Collection”