This book is a worthy addition to Phaidon’s excellent Art and Ideas series, which provides overviews of the major art traditions of the world. India is vast (the size. This introductory survey traces Indian art from the great Indus Valley civilization to the modern period. Examples in many media — stone. 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.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Churches of Portuguese Goa The book proceeds in a grand sweep, from the ancient cities of the Indus valley, the development of Buddhist art which by the 12th century had faded away in the land of its birth deyejia, the glorious paintings of Ajanta, the luxury of Mughal art and architecture, art of the British Raj, to today’s artistic ferment.

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Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia

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The ancient Hindu Goals were fourfold: These 49 locations in All: Since there is no sense of original sin in India culture as there occurred in Christianity’s Garden of Eden, sex was accepted part of life. 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 dehejis 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 Rehejia 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.

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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, the various forms of art in the British Raj and the issues related to taking Indian art into the twenty-first century.


Art and religion nidian India. A Riddle in Stone: The only full and up-to-date history of the subcontinent’s artistic heritage, this is an essential introduction for the student, traveller and general reader.

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Open to the public N Other books in this series. Comments and reviews What are comments? Lovely photos and beautifully designed book – too bad Dehejia has decided to stick to the outdated and misproven theory of aniconism in Indian artwork.

Image and Temple 7. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Dehejia not only presents an exhaustive description, dehejoa offers interpretation and critical analysis valuable to the first approacher of indian art and dehenia the scholar but she also writes in a very pleasant way. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links From inside the book. These 7 locations in South Australia: Sep 16, Clara-Sage rated it really liked it. Piero indoan Francesca Marilyn Aronberg Lavin.

Goodreads helps you indoan track of books you want to read. Vidya Dehejia’s book, Indian Art, more than a art book, is really an very insightful telling of the history and culture of one of the most dynamic places on earth. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Would you like to tell us about a lower price?