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VIRTUAL TOUR TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF ABANINDRANATH TAGORE

VIRTUAL TOUR TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF  ABANINDRANATH TAGORE

Context

National Gallery of Modern Art to organise the virtual tour titled “The Great Maestro Abanindranath Tagore” to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Abanindranath Tagore

Details about Virtual Tour

  • It presents the 77 works of art of Abanindranath Tagore from a reserve collection.
  • Paintings will be grouped in a series of four different themes of (i) Portraits and Characters, (ii) Tradition with Sensibility, (iii) Individual Style, (iv) Landscape of Interiority.
  • It also includes ‘Jeevansmriti’ to throw light into the memory lane.
  • ‘Quiz’ based on the life and the works of the Great Maestro will be organized.

About Abanindranath Tagore

  • He is a singular figure in modern Indian art.
  • He was the principal artist and creator of the "Indian Society of Oriental Art".
  • He was also the first major exponent of Swadeshi values in Indian art.
  • He founded the influential Bengal school of art, which led to the development of modern Indian painting.
  • He painted on various  themes or a text such as the 'Arabian Nights' or the 'Krishna Leela'.

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