Recently, the National Gallery of Modern art in association with Liszt Institute, Hungarian Cultural Centre, New Delhi celebrated the 110th birth anniversary of Amrita Shergil.


About Amrita Shergil

  • Amrita was an Indian-Hungarian painter and one of the avant-garde women artists.
  • Though her art education was from Paris, she has discovered the artistic traditions of India.
  • She travelled widely in India during 1939 which brought a robust impact on the style of expression, figuration and composition in her artwork.
  • Her famous works are —
      • A group of three girls.
      • Brahmacharis, Bride’s toilet.
      • Lady Daljit Singh of Kapurthala, Musicians, women on Charpoy, Camels and Village girls.