Tag Archives: 1915

The Westernised Woman

The modern girl in another Tagore’s illustration is again the subject of satire. This is from Gaganendranath Tagore’s cartoons. At least for a period of time socks and shoes worn with a sari seems to have been very popular.  (Source: artnewsnviews.com)  

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The Modern Dance Post

Dance forms in the early 20th century in the west often incorporated oriental elements, be it a tawdry interpretation or a more serious minded approach.  There are probably many ways to look at Ruth St. Denis’ body of work that … Continue reading

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