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Scope note
An artistic movement in India that took place in Bengal between 1895 and 1910. Revivalism meant the rebirth or return to traditional Indian culture. Indigenous artistic styles and motifs with a focus on non-Western artistic values such as spirituality were emphasized. This movement was undertaken in opposition to Western style naturalism taught in the art academies.
Accepted term: 27-May-2024