British Association for South Asian Studies

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16 December 2017

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

Gallery 29, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
15 September 2017 to 18 March 2018

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.
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