Art and visual culture since 1857

Gayatri Sinha is an independent critic and curator who has written extensively on Indian art, particularly the contemporary scene.

Her new book from Marg is titled Art and Visual Culture in India: 1857-2007, and "brings together 19 seminal essays on India's visual culture and its leading manifestations during the period 1857-2007. It traces the shifting role of the artist and art institution through cataclysmic changes in India's history. With Contributions from the foremost art writers, critics, and curators, this volume seeks to contextualize Indian art within the dynamic shifts of Indian social history, Over 200 illustrations provide a selective panorama of the visual arts in the last 150 years.

In our Art section, Rs 3500. Oversize, 335 pages, with over 200 illustrations. ISBN: 9788185026923