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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Return to Book Page. Using a contextual approach, this book considers the meaning of the word “art” in the Indian cultural mileau, the relationship between the subcontinent’s religious traditions, the status of artists, and the impact of trade and travel on artistic development. Dravida Chola yb — God in their midst: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Almost finished except Goa, Deccan kingdoms chapters. These factors combine to give India one of the longest and most complex art traditions of the world–and one of the hardest to make accessible to the general reader. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers gidya more.

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None were famous in most of Indias history, most followed rules laid out by masters and duplicated by these artisans. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links A Riddle in Stone: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Most important is the realization that “the consistent fabric of Indian life was never rent by the Western dichotomy between religious belief and worldly practice”–hence the easy coexistence in India of extreme religious asceticism and the overt eroticism that pervades temples like Khajuraho and Patan.

Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia

Separate different tags with a comma. Brie rated it liked it Feb 26, Rachel Jessen rated it really liked inxian Apr 11, Allison rated it liked it Nov 09, Write a review Rate this item: I just love Phaidon books! These 4 locations in Western Australia: Introduction Mountains Rivers People. English View all editions and formats Summary: Art, Indian Caves temples, Buddhist Temples, Hindu Summary In this comprehensive survey Vidya Dehejia, a leading authority on Indian art, explains and analyses not only such key early developments as the great cities of the Indus civilization, the serene Buddha image, the intriguing art of cave sites and sophisticated temple-building traditions, but fidya the luxury of the Mughal court, the palaces and pavilions of Rajasthan, deehejia churches of Dehejis Goa, art in the British Raj, and issues taking art into the twenty-first century.


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