SPECIAL EVENT – TAASA Review June 2022


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Thursday 16 June 2022, 5.30 – 6.30 AEST Zoom lecture: Art & Independence: Y.G.

Srimati and the Indian Style John Guy As an accomplished classical dancer, vocalist, musician and painter, the Chennai artist YG Srimati (1926-2007) explored the intersection of all four classical arts throughout her long career.

She reflected a stream of modern traditionalism in post-Independence India that explored indigenous subject matter and treatment, in a conscious attempt to define an Indian Style that stood apart from both the British art school legacy, and emerging westerndriven Modernism and Internationalism...