Indian Art

ISBN-10: 0714834963

ISBN-13: 9780714834962

Edition: 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Vidya Dehejia

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This fascinating survey of Indian art is structured within a chronological framework. Subjects discussed include the relationship between art and India's religious traditions, the status of the artist, craftsperson and architect.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Phaidon Press Limited
Publication date: 12/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Introduction: Mountains, Rivers, People
Experiencing Art: The Viewer, the Art, the Artist
Bricks, Seals and Stone: Into Written History
Stories in Stone: The Popular Appeal of Early Buddhist Art
After Alexander: Indo-Greek Art and the Buddha Image
Into the Mountainside: Cave Monasteries and Cave Temples
'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 Their Midst: The Temple City and Festival Bronzes
Linear Abstractions: Art and the Sultans of India
Cosmopolitan Splendour: The City of Vijayanagara
Visions of Paradise: The Luxury of Mughal Art
Palaces and Pavilions: Rajput Mewar
Rome of the Tropics: Churches of Portuguese Goa
Jewels in the Crown: Art in the British Raj
Epilogue: Art and Modernity
Religious and Mythical Figures
Major Dynasties and Empires
Key Dates
Further Reading
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