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Sculptural art of Sirpur

Sculptural art of Sirpur

Sharma, A.K. et al.

ISBN: 9789386223234, 9386223236

The book gives a detailed description of Brahmanical, Buddhist, Jain and secular sculptures recovered from Sirpur in Chhattisgarh. Both minor and major sculptures show an advanced sculptural art with a linga of native art that flourished in Chhatisgarh right from 2nd C.B.C.

Sculptural art of Upper Mahanadi Valley, 2 vols.

Sculptural art of Upper Mahanadi Valley, 2 vols.

Panda, Sasanka Sekhar

ISBN: 9788177023053, 8177023055

The present book is the outcome of the extensive explorations undertaken from 1984 to 1993 and from 1998 to 2000, as a result of which more than fifty hitherto unknown temple sites of the period from the 6th century A.D. to the 14th century A.D. came to lime-light, adding new chapters in the history of the temple architecture and sculptural art & iconography of the Upper Mahanadi Valley of Odis...

Sculpture masterpieces from Assam

Sculpture masterpieces from Assam

Choudhury, R.D.

ISBN: 9788173054754, 8173054754

In this monograph, the important sculptures are analysed with reference to their aesthetic value, style and iconography. Strikingly illustrated, this work is the result of authors' sustained interest and study on the subject for more than four decades.

The sculpture of Tissa Ranasinghe: seven artists of an era at the end of the twentieth century

The sculpture of Tissa Ranasinghe: seven artists of an era at the end of the twentieth century

Weereratne, Neville

ISBN: 9789550093069, 9550093069

Tissa Ranasinghe is the first sculptor to emerge in some 800 years in Sri Lanka. There has been no original sculptor in the years since the 12th century when the craftsmen working at the Gal Vihare in Polonnaruwa laid down their tools. Sculptured images of the Lord Buddha carried out in the intervening years follow assiduously the proportions and postures stipulated in ancient Pali texts, parti...

Sculptures from Haryana: iconography and style

Sculptures from Haryana: iconography and style

Handa, Devendra

ISBN: 9788173053078, 8173053073

The book discusses the iconography and style of all important Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina images discovered from the state so far. It lists two hundred sites which have yielded sculptural remains and is an outcome of surveys and researches for over four decades.

Sculptures from Punjab: Iconography and style

Sculptures from Punjab: Iconography and style

Handa, Devendra

ISBN: 9788173054143, 8173054142

With 62 sketches and 338 plates, it is the first comprehensive work on the subject resulting from the author's sustained interest and study for more then the last four decades.Images published here throw fresh light on the culture, ethnology, trade, art and religious history of the region which have been further substantiated by literary, numismatic and epigraphical evidence.

Sculptures in Bangladesh: an inventory of select Hindu, Buddhist and Jain stone and bronze images in museums and collections of Bangladesh (upto the 13th century)

Sculptures in Bangladesh: an inventory of select Hindu, Buddhist and Jain stone and bronze images in museums and collections of Bangladesh (upto the 13th century)

Haque, Enamul et al. (ed.)

This volume is the outcome of a collaborative effort of five scholars from the Institute of Indian Art and Philology of the Freie University in Berlin and one scholar from the International Centre for Study of Bengal Art in Dhaka. They are Adalbert J. Gail, G. Bhattacharya, Falk Reitz, Gerd Mevissen and Ms. Isabell Johne from Berlin, and Enamul Haque from Dhaka.;;Contents:;Part I: Iconographic ...

Sensibility objectified: the sculptures of Sarbari Roy Choudhury

Sensibility objectified: the sculptures of Sarbari Roy Choudhury

Kumar, R Siva

ISBN: 9781890206031, 1890206032

With a sculptural sensibility shaped by his early contacts with the masters of modern sculpture in the west, Sarbari Roy Choudhury is essentially a modeller in the best modernist tradition for whom sculpture is the magical act of turning clay into flesh. And in this he is almost without a parallel among his contemporaries.

Shiva: origins & iconography

Shiva: origins & iconography

Bajaj, HN

ISBN: 9788184541458, 8184541457

The iconography of Shiva and its implications and meanings in mythology make for a fascinating study. How did the concept of Shiva evolve? And how is it linked with the worship of Shakti? This book attempts to trace the evolution of the God with the blue throat or Neelkant. It looks at what makes him such an enduring and endearing icon of Hindu mythology.

Ramkinker Baij: his life, time & art

Ramkinker Baij: his life, time & art

Biswas, Anamika

ISBN: 9788182904736, 8182904730

This book is about the journey of Ramkinker who made his pivotal space as an artist and pioneer environmental sculptor of India while surrounded by these towering entities, like Rabindra Nath Tagore and Nandlal Bose.

Silpa in Indian tradition: concept and instrumentalities

Silpa in Indian tradition: concept and instrumentalities

Misra, R.N.

ISBN: 9788173053542, 8173053545

It attempts to examine certain basic conceptualizations about art (silpa), artists (silpi), and the canon (sastra), the three defining elements in traditional Indian sculptures.

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.1: Ganapati, Skanda, Siva

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.1: Ganapati, Skanda, Siva

Joshi, N.P. et al

This volume presents consolidated account of icons of Ganapati, Skanda and Siva with their locations, brief descriptions, notable features along with allied references in Vedas, Epics, Puranas, Classical works and folk traditions. Photographs and line-drawing also appear as visual aids.

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.2: Visnu, Brahma, Surya, Lokapalas/Dikpalas, Upadevatas, Deva-pattas

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.2: Visnu, Brahma, Surya, Lokapalas/Dikpalas, Upadevatas, Deva-pattas

Joshi, N.P. et al

This volume in hand presents consolidated account of icons of Visnu, Brahma, Surya, Lokapalas/Dikpalas, Upadevatas and Deva-pattas with their locations, brief descriptions, notable features along with allied references in Vedas, Epics, Puranas, Classical works and folk traditions. Photographs and line-drawing appear as visual aids.

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.3: Matrdevi, Matrkas, Saptamatrkas, Laksmi, Sarasvati, Parvati, Durga, Mahisamardini, Mata-...

Silpa-sahasradala: directory of unique, rare and uncommon Brahmanical sculptures: Vol.3: Matrdevi, Matrkas, Saptamatrkas, Laksmi, Sarasvati, Parvati, Durga, Mahisamardini, Mata-...

Joshi, N.P. et al

Sisu, Devi Specific. This volume in hand presents consolidated account of icons of Matrdevi, Matrkas, Saptamatrkas, Laksmi, Sarasvati, Parvati, Mahisamardini, Mata-Sisu & Devi Specific with their locations, brief descriptions, notable features along with allied references in Vedas, Epics, Puranas, Classical works and folk traditions. Photographs and line-drawings appear as visual aids.

Siva in Indian art

Siva in Indian art

Choudary, D. Kiran Kranth

ISBN: 9788173201387, 8173201382

;Siva's iconography is of seminal importance in the history of Indian Art. The present work presents an exhaustive study of the impact of mythology on the iconography of Siva from the earliest to the 16th century C.E.

Siva-Parvati and allied images: their iconography and body language, 2 vols

Siva-Parvati and allied images: their iconography and body language, 2 vols

Donaldson, Thomas Eugene

ISBN: 9788124603598, 8124603598

Vol.1: Texts. Vol.2: Plates. ;The work explores the physical and emotional interaction between Siva and Parvati as represented in sculptural works in the Indian subcontinent. In two volumes, it examines a host of images supported by classifications of Siva-Parvati figures in texts like the Saiva Agamas and iconographic studies of the past decades. It surveys an astounding sculptural diversity o...

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