ISBN: 9788190878975, 8190878972
This book is the result of thorough dialogue with some of the renowned architects and interior designers of India. The book focuses on 50 luxurious stand-alone bungalows designed by celebrated as well as promising architects. The content covers houses from across, the country, allowing the readers to experience a wide range of styles and genres.
Sharma, R.C. et al
ISBN: 9789971917777, 9971917777
Alamkara in Sanskrit means ornamentation or decoration, in the visual, performing or literary arts. This book explores this notion of ornamentation in the context of objects made for use in domestic, religious and courtly settings. These objects are grouped into sections focusing on various aspect of Indian life, including the cooking and consumption of food, dress and jewellery, past-times, th...
Balakrishnan, Usha R.
ISBN: 9788185832302, 8185832307
The book is a catalogue of jewellery from the permanent collection of the National Museum, New Delhi. It is published to accompany the exhibition that marks the reinstallation of the jewellery gallery in the museum. The essays and descriptions in the book, authored by leading scholar and jewellery historian, explores the rich and unique heritage of the collection.
ISBN: 9789846250008, 9846250002
Aminul Islam is a leading artist of Bangladesh. The book is a catalogue of more than a hundred of Islam's drawings spanning over a period of fifty years, displayed at an exhibition in Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts in February 2001.
De Silva, P.H.D.H.
ISBN: 9789553055453, 9553055451
The existing lacuna in the National Museums' collection of carved ivory caskets and carved ivory cabinets is a matter of concern. In 1961 Prematilleke' described an ivory carved cabinet which is in the custody of the Archaeological Museum, University of Peradeniya. Apart from what was reported by Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1908 there is little we know of carved ivory caskets. It is possible that th...
De Silva, P.H.D.H.
ISBN: 9789556652819, 9556652817
In 2008 a study was undertaken on the collections of `Ancient and Traditional Boxes, Caskets and Chests in Sri Lanka Museums' and the study of Lime boxes in these collections was a part of this scholarly exercise. Among the other types described and illustrated in this publication are; Animal and fruit-shaped Lime boxes, Wheel or Udakkiya-shaped Lime boxes, Truncate cone-shaped and Globe-shaped...
Murthy, K. Krishna
ISBN: 9788175740099, 8175740094
ISBN: 9789388121019, 9388121015
Smith, H Clifford
ISBN: 9788186050576, 8186050574
ISBN: 9788123021300, 8123021305
This volume brings together the scholarly attention of different specialists on the history of art, visual culture, furniture, carpets and textiles, and paintings, of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Their chapters provide an illuminating political and cultural history of the interior design of India's presidential residence which was originally designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens to be the house for the Brit...
ISBN: 9789351941491, 9351941493
This beautiful book explores a selection of jewels and jewellery from the Al Thani Collection. Among the highlights, reproduced with specially commissioned photography, are delicate Mughal jades, vividly coloured enamels, famous jewels designed by Cartier and Paul Iribe, and a beautiful peacock ornament bought in Paris by a Sikh maharaja. It is published to accompany an exhibition at the Victor...
ISBN: 9789380841571, 9380841574
This book is dedicated to the creative genius of the Indian jewellery craftsperson.
ISBN: 9788190487214, 8190487213
This beautifully illustrated catalogue of Bidri ware is based on Shri Jagdish Mittal's first-hand experience in collecting them, and study of about one thousand Bidris since 1951, when he acquired for the first time two Bidri at Hyderabad. This book provides a detailed survey of all aspects of this craft, useful notes and references, and a select bibliography.;;
ISBN: 9787223030601, 7223030607
ISBN: 9789383243044, 938324304X
This book presents a philosophy of Asian graphic design through a series of wide-ranging illustrated dialogues between Sugiura Kohei of Japan and his collegues from Korea, China, Taiwan and India.
ISBN: 9789811117305, 9811117306
This book aims to condense 2000 years of dramatic history into some sixty spectacular works of art representative of the Pyu, Mon, Bagan, Inwa, and Mandalay periods. It is a partnership between the Asian Civilisations Museum, the National Museums of Myanmar at Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon, the Bagan Archaeological, Yangon. Many of the objects are on loan for the very first time, and have never before...
ISBN: 9788124609279, 8124609276
ISBN: 9788187737834, 8187737832
In this book, Ranesh Ray's sensitively written and well-structured text captures the distinctive impressions and expressions of art that reflect the merging of two great cultures into a single entity personified in Chameli Ramachandran. The text evokes Chameli's memories and the profound influences of Rabindranath Tagore and Tan Yun-shan; her feeling for nature, from whose magic she draws her i...
ISBN: 9789332703476, 9332703477
This book is the first richly illustrated book of the art of the Jogi family. A fervent collector and passionate advocate of indigenous art, the author has put together this book with a great deal of dedication and commitment for the promotion and dissemination of this little known art practice.
Dehejia, Vidya et al.
ISBN: 9788189995195, 8189995197
A richly illustrated volume that focuses on the remarkable ornamented silverware produced by Indian craftsman during the period of the British Raj. It also comprises a set of five essays that explore different facets of the production and consumption of Indian silver for the Raj.
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