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What are the key features and significance of modern Indian paintings in the contemporary art scene?

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

2. What are the key features and significance of modern Indian paintings in the contemporary art scene? (150 words)

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General Studies paper – 1 and is mentioned as part of the Mission-2024 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the key features and significance of modern Indian paintings in the context of contemporary art.

Introduction: 

Write briefly about the background of modern Indian paintings.

Body:

Write about the fusion of traditional Indian art forms with contemporary techniques in modern Indian paintings. Discuss the use of vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and diverse subject matters in these paintings.

Next, mention prominent artists such as Raja Ravi Varma, Amrita Sher-Gil, and M.F. Husain and their contributions to modern Indian art. Discuss the global recognition and influence of modern Indian paintings.

Conclusion:

Summarize the key features and significance of modern Indian paintings.