Indian Art has ratings and 10 reviews. Chantal said: Not only is the cover illustration great but the book is too. Excellent history of Indian art an. This introductory survey traces Indian art from the great Indus Valley civilization to the modern period. Examples in many media — stone. Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description The Indian subcontinent offers an extraordinary visual feast.
Considering Indian art within a chronological framework, Vidya Dehejia analyses the great cities of the Indus civilization, the serene Buddha image, the intriguing art of cave sites, the sophisticated temple-building traditions, the luxurious art of the Mughal court, the palaces and pavilions of Rajasthan, the churches of Portuguese Goa, viidya various forms of art in the British Raj and the issues related to taking Indian art into the twenty-first century.
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Table of contents Introduction – mountains, rivers, people; experiencing art – the viewer, the art, the artist; bricks, seals and stone – into written history; stories in stone – popular appeal of early Buddhist art; after Alexander – Indo-Greek art and the Buddha image; into the mountainside – cave monasteries and cave temples; fierce deities and cosmic couples – esoteric Buddhist imagery; “seeing” the divine – image and temple; sacred and “profane” – the Nagara Temple; a riddle in stone – Pallava Mamallapuram; holy ground – Dravida Chola temples; God in the image of man – expanded temples and festival bronzes; linear abstractions – art and the sultans of India; cosmopolitan splendour – city of victory; visions of paradise – the luxury of Mughal art; palaces and pavilions – chivalry of Rajput Mewar; Rome of the tropics – churches of Portuguese Goa; jewel in the crown – arts of the British Raj; epilogue – art in a secular democracy.
Review Text “This is certainly the best book covering the full history of Indian Art. It is accessible but at the same time raises important issues and has the distinct advantage of comprehensive coverage As a series it represents a real advance in publishing.
It boasts expert but undogmatic texts and a wealth of illustrations.
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