Gaganendranath Tagore

Gaganendranath Tagore was born in 1867 in the Tagore family home in Calcutta. He was self-taught artist. In 1907, he founded the Indian society of Oriental Art along with his brother Abanindranath Tagore. Between 1906 and 1910 he was influenced by Japanese Art and other far Eastern Art styles. However he is best known for his political cartoons and social satires on westernized Bengalis. Later in his career he became interested in the cubist experiment and he developed his own brand of cubism. His work was exhibited in the 22nd exhibition de Socciete des peintres orientalistes francais 1914 in Paris, London, Belgium and Holland and in a traveling exhibition organised by the American Federation of Art and ISOA(1924) in London and Germany, and he exhibited in the Athenee Gallery in Geneva in 1928. Gaganendranath Tagore died in 1938.