chapter  9
10 Pages

Raghubir Singh, River of Colour

Raghubir Singh is regarded as one of the key Indian photographers of the

twentieth century, this essay was written a year before his untimely death in 1999

and is the introduction to a retrospective of his work. As a photographer of

international standing who knew many of the leading Western photographers of

his time, he was well placed to comment on the differences between Indian

photography and Western photography.