ISBN: 9788192693903, 8192693902
The book follows noted photographer Raghu Rai in his journey of discovery of the famed erotic temples of Khajuraho. It offers a glimpse of contemporary daily life around the magnificent temples, built by the Chandella kings as early as the 9th century.
ISBN: 9788173054389, 817305438X
This book brings together for the first time 16 selected essays from the 90 that Dr. Devangana Desai has written over a period of 35 years, many of which are not easily accessible. These have been edited and updated with new material. The essays cover a wide spectrum, from the sensuous to the sublime, from an analysis of narrative Ramayana sculptures, to a discussion of the relevance of Tantris...
ISBN: 9788192369013, 8192369013
Presents a chronological picture of development of Bengal art, various stages of its evolution and its decline in the medieval period.
ISBN: 9780521443548, 0521443547
Contents: (i) The age of optimism (ii) The great wave of cultural nationalism.
ISBN: 9780198085560, 0198085567
A pathbreaking new approach to the study of Indian art and religion, this work bases its analysis on two rare Sanskrit texts, Sarva-siddhanta-viveka (critical understanding of all religious systems) and Jnana-siddhi (achievement of knowledge), through which the meaning and identification of some of the immortal sculptures of India like Elephanta Trimurti are discussed.
ISBN: 9789350021750, 9350021757
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.
ISBN: 9788121506380, 8121506387
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.
ISBN: 9789351289135, 9351289133
Sinha, Gayatri (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185026923, 8185026920
This volume brings together 19 seminal essays on India's visual culture and its leading manifestations during the period 1857-2007. It traces the shifting role of the artist and art institution through cataclysmic changes in India's history. The essays cover the age of Empire, which saw the advent of mechanical reproduction and setting up of the British art academies that permanently changed th...
Walters, J Donald (Swami Kriyananda)
ISBN: 9788178220284, 8178220288
This book offers a blueprint for the future of art, and shows how art can be a powerful influence for meaningful existence and positive attitudes in society.
ISBN: 9780856675492, 0856675490
The collection of John and Berthe Ford represents one of the most important private holdings of Indian and Himalayan art in the world. This catalogue is accompanied by two introductory essays: Introduction: Desire and Devotion, by Pratapaditya Pal and Artistic Production, Religious Practice: Material and Ideological Constraints, by Hiram Woodward.
ISBN: 9780300101485, 0300101481
This volume includes some 190 artworks including pottery from the ancient Ban Chiang tradition and rain drums related to the classic Dong Son culture of northern Vietnam. While some masterpieces may be familiar to scholars, the vast majority of these outstanding works are published here for the first time.
ISBN: 9780300099263, 0300099266
The lavishly illustrated book is the second in a series of three cataloguing the Asian art collection at the Norton Simon Museum. This volume focuses on sculptures and paintings from the Indian states of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh as well as the countries of Nepal, Tibet, and China. These works date from the fifth to the twentieth century.
Choudhury, R.D. (b.1944)
ISBN: 9788173051470, 817305147X
A detailed study of icons, sculptures, coins inscriptions and architectural remains of the state.
ISBN: 9843000008949, 3000008942
This is a pioneer attempt to organize a huge corpus of material evidence of the many splendored art of Bangladesh. Included in this volume are many objects previously unpublished and no pain has been spared to refer to new research on specified subjects and their art-historical relevance.
ISBN: 9789380852898, 9380852894
ISBN: 9789698460181, 9698460187
This book is a compilation of dialogues and essays held with the senior and leading twelve artists and one art critic. Ashfaq Rasheed has attempted to cover one artist each of the area of landscape, cityscape, portrait and figure, still-life, modern art, miniature, sculpture and so on.
Huntington, Susan L
ISBN: 9788120836174, 8120836170
This book works and monuments included in this volume have been selected not only for their artistic merit but also in order to both provide general coverage and include transitional works that furnish the key to an all encompassing view of the art.
ISBN: 9789381217238, 9381217238
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