Discover the lives of ground-breaking Indian artists, from their childhoods, full of dreams, realised through passion, perseverance and personality. Inspired by the life of Amrita Shergil, born in 1913 in India to Indo-Hungarian parents, this book tells the story of her journey and experiences as an artist. Her beauty, free-spiritedness and courage won her many friends wherever she went. Her spirit is immortalised in her paintings, richly enjoyed by audiences even today.
Dr Alka Pande is a consultant arts advisor and curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. In December 2006, she was awarded the Chevalier dans lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. She also received the Charles Wallace Award in 1999-2000. Dr Pande has completed her post-doctoral studies in critical art theory from Goldsmith College and has a range of books, academic papers and lectures on diverse aspects of the arts to her credit