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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Modernism and the art of Muslim South Asia.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 312 p.,  p. of plates) : ill. (some col.)|
|Contents:||Introduction : Modernism in South Asian Muslim art --
Abdur Rahman Chughtai : Mughal aesthetic in the age of print --
Mid-century modernism : Zainul Abedin, Zubeida Agha, and Shakir Ali --
Sadequain and calligraphic modernism --
Emergence of the public self : Rasheed Araeen and Naiza Khan --
Epilogue : The realm of hte contemporary.
|Series Title:||Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.|
This pioneering work traces the emergence of the modern and contemporary art of Muslim South Asia in relation to transnational modernism and in light of the region's intellectual, cultural, and political developments. Dadi here explores the art and writings of major artists, men and women, ranging from the late colonial period to the era of independence and beyond, including Abdur Rahman Chughtai, Zainul Abedin, Shakir Ali, Zubeida Agha, Sadequain, Rasheed Araeen, and Naiza Khan. Dadi underscores the powerful impact of transnationalism during this period and highlights the artists' growing emb.
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