(1923 - 1998)
Meera Mukherjee was active/lived in India. Meera Mukherjee is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Meera Mukherjee
Sculptor Meera Mukherjee was an artist's artist, and a singular regional voice whose finely-wrought expressions comprised ancient Bengali tradition and the profound changes brought by modernity and the collapse of British colonialism. She viewed her work as deeply transformative and self-ennobling; hers was art -as-apotheosis. "I have never made art for art's sake," she said. "Nor have I done what I have done with any hope of gain. The beginning of every work I have taken on has been an impulse. However, ideas, emotions, are only the beginning: To realize them in forms, calls for sustained physical as well as mental effort."
Mukherjee was born in Kolkata, and began studying there at the Indian Society of Oriental Art School at age 14. In Christie's, Mumbai
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