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Asia Society

The Progressive Revolution:

Modern Art for a New India

KRISHEN KHANNA, The Anatomy Lesson, 1972, oil on canvas, 91.4 x 175.3 cm. Courtesy Kavita Singh and Asia Society, New York.

“The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India,” organized by guest curator Zehra Jumabhoy and Boon Hui Tan, director of New York’s Asia Society Museum, was centered around the Progressive Artists’ Group, a collective of men that formed in Mumbai following India’s independence from Britain in 1947. At the time, the young artists, mostly painters, saw themselves as…

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