Amrita Sher-Gil has sometimes been called “India’s Frida Kahlo,” and indeed their passionate, groundbreaking lives were similar in many ways. Sher-gil, who was the daughter of an aristocratic Punjabi Sikh father and a bourgeois Hungarian-Jewish mother, studied painting in Europe and participated in Paris’ sexually liberal society in the early 1930s, but found her true […]

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