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Indian Art

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ISBN-10: 0192842218

ISBN-13: 9780192842213

Edition: 2001

Authors: Partha Mitter

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This concise yet lively new survey guides the reader through 5000 years of Indian art and architecture. A rich artistic tradition is fully explored through the Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Colonial, and contemporary periods, incorporating discussion of modern Bangladesh and Pakistan, tribal artists, and the decorative arts. Combining a clear overview with much fascinating detail, Mitter succeeds in bringing to life the true diversity of Indian culture. The influence of Islam on the Mughal court, which produced the world-famous Taj Mahal and exquisite miniature paintings is closely examined. More recently, he discusses the nationalist and global concerns of contemporary art, including the rise…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 9.10" wide x 6.30" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Buddhist And Hindu Art And Architecture (c.300 BCE-1700 CE)
Buddhist Art and Architecture
Hindu Art and Architecture
Minority Traditions, Ideal Beauty, and Eroticism
Indo-Islamic Art And Architecture (c.712-1757 CE)
The Turko-Afghan Sultanate of Delhi (1206-1526 CE)
The Mughal Empire (1526-1757)
Rajasthani and Pahari Kingdoms (c.1700-1900)
The Non-Canonical Arts of Tribal Peoples, Women, and Artisans
Colonial Art And Architecture (1757-1947)
The British Raj: Westernization and Nationalism
Modernism in India
Postcolonial Art And Architecture (1947-2000)
Art After Independence
The Contemporary Scene
Further Reading
Museums and Websites
List of Illustrations