TOP 10 PAINTINGS OF INDIA (2020)
Painting is a superior and divine artwork which feels our heart with pleasure and emotion. It is the expression of ideas and emotions through the help of color.
1.SELF PORTRAIT BY AMRITA SHER GIL
Self portrait of amrita sher gil is a masterpiece. It was created by amrita sher gil in 1931.This self portrait indicates herself at the age of 18.she created many self portraits of her expressing different moods and emotions. this self portrait is most famous among them. self portrait is one of only eight canvases by Amrita sher gil that offered at auction globally.
2.BHARAT MATA BY ABANINDRANATH TAGORE
Bharat mata is an iconic watercolor painting painted by the famous painter Abanindranath Tagore in 1905.Abanindranath Tagore was the nephew of great novelist and artist Rabindranath Tagore. Bharat Mata is a watercolor painting which represents a saffron clad women.
The women in this painting is dressed like a sadhvi, holding a book, sheaves of peddy, a white cloth and a garland with her four hands. This painting was painted during with Swadesh ideals during the larger Indian independence movement. since 2016,Bharat Mata was put on display at the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata, India.
3.HORSES BY M.F. HUSAIN
Horses is one of the most brilliant piece of art by M.F. Husain. Maqbool Fida Husain is known as the Picasso of India. He created this painting which captures the power and energy of three horses through bold outlines. This painting is considered as one of the masterpiece of India. This painting was placed on auction at Christies in 2008 and fetched over INR 1 crore.
Three pujarins is the painting which shows culture of India with its magnificent art work. Three Pujarins was created by Jamini Roy. the dimensions of this painting is 36.5*70.5 cms. In this iconic painting the women depicted as they worship. Jamini Roy has painted this painting with thick, black contour lines with the application of the blue color.
Mahatma Gandhi is popularly known as Bapuji in India. On 12th march 1930 Bapuji made the epic march “Dandi March”. Mahatma Gandhi lead successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule.
Mahishasura is finest work of heart by contemporary artist Tyeb Mehta. Tyeb Mehta was an Indian painter, sculptor and a filmmaker. The painting Mahishasura represents a demon in Indian Mythology. Tyeb Mehta was inspired by the legend of Mahishasura after visiting Shantiniketan. The Mahishasura was the first Indian painting to cross million dollar mark, selling for a whopping $1.584 million at Christie’s in 2005.
Shakuntala is a marvelous painting which represents Indian Mythology. This extraordinary painting was created by the first painter of India Raja Ravi Verma. This painting represents the love of Shakuntala towards his husband/lover Dushyantha. In this painting Shakuntala who is an important character of Mahabharat pretends to move a throne from her feet, But actually she is looking for her husband Dushyantha. This is a very famous painting of India.
During the late years of Rabindranath Tagore, he established his life as a painter. During this time he made countless paintings. One of these was his self-portrait of himself. This painting became one of the famous painting of India.
9.KRISHNA(SPRING IN KULLU)
Krishna (spring in kullu) was painted by famous Russian painter Nicholas Roerich. Nicholas Roerich travelled all over the world and at the end he stayed at Kullu. In this painting he painted Lord Krishna who is playing flute under a tree. In the background he showed snowing marvelous mountain range which shows a good whether condition.
The BINDU was painted by famous Indian modern artist S H Raza. The full name of S H Raza was Sayed Haider Raza. He has explained his painting BINDU as source of life. According to him a bindu is a source of life and energy. It was the dream painting of S H Raza.