DAG presents a curated miscellany of Indian art featuring a 100 works by a 100 artists in the second edition of The Centum Series.
Featuring still-lifes and landscapes, works sacred and secular, watercolours, oil or acrylic canvases and sculpture, by artists based across the country’s length and breadth at its most important art centres, aligned with different collectives or art movements, the virtual show lends a glimpse into the history of art practice across an eventful one hundred years.
Hosted on DAG’s website, The Centum Series explores a rich diversity in Indian modernism with a dizzying succession of artists who have each carved a niche for themselves in the rich firmament of art practice in the country. Consisting of high-quality works by M. F. Husain, Jamini Roy, Nandalal Bose, Ram Kumar, F. N. Souza, Bikash Bhattacharjee, the show also brings together works by the lesser-known greats who have remained shy of the marquee that is lit up with very few names including those who broke the mould like Gogi Saroj Pal, K Laxma Goud, Prokash Karmakar, Paritosh Sen, Rabin Mondal; the alternate modernists such as Satish Gujral, Bikash Bhattacharjee, AA Raiba, P T Reddy; the avant-garde Prabhakar Barwe, Jyoti Bhatt, Eric Bowen, Shobha Broota, Jagmohan Chopra, Amitava, Bimal Dasgupta, G R Santosh and many others.
To view the exhibition, click here.