Indian Contemporary Art Post Independance

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  • Art styles: c 1960 -,
  • Art styles: c First World War to 1960,
  • India,
  • 21st century,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Art / Fine Arts

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ContributionsYashodhara Dalmia (Editor), Ella Datta (Editor), Santo Datta (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13180094M
ISBN 10818773700X
ISBN 109788187737001

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