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Tate Modern

Amrita Sher-Gil &

Vivan Sundaram

AMRITA SHER-GIL, Hungarian Market, 1939.

Courtesy the artist's estate and Tate Modern.

Born in Budapest in 1915 to the photographer Umrao Singh Sher-Gil and his Hungarian wife, Amrita Sher-Gil led a short, fantastic life that traced the arc between World Wars I and II. Organized by Tate curator Emma Dexter, this is the first major exhibition to bring together painting from Sher-Gil's days in Paris at the École des Beaux Arts with her final work in India. Interspersed throughout are digital photomontages by her nephew…

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