Ashmolean Exhibition: Old Traditions, New Visions: Art in India and Pakistan after 1947

francis newton souza 1924 2002 christ on palm sunday 1959 c estate of f n souza all rights reserved dacs 2017


Until 18 March 2018

Gallery 29

Free Admission

After the political freedom gained in 1947, Indian and Pakistani artists faced a significant challenge to express the new nations’ distinctive character and visions. Artists sought new modes of expression, engaging with the modern European art movements but remaining oriented toward their own traditions.