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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The ancient Hindu Goals were fourfold: Dehejia not only presents an exhaustive description, she offers interpretation and critical analysis valuable to the first approacher of indian art and to the scholar but she also writes in a very pleasant way. Queensland College of Art Library. Other books in this series. Pixi Pickles rated it it was amazing Aug 30, 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.


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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. State Library of Queensland. Using a contextual approach, the book considers the meaning of the word ‘art’ in the Indian cultural milieu, the relationship between indisn and the subcontinent’s religious traditions, the status of artists and the impact of trade and travel on artistic development. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Nov 26, Anuradha Goyal rated it really liked it.

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. A debejia and up-to-date history of the subcontinent’s artistic heritage. Brisbane City Council Library Service.


Indian Art (Phaidon Art and Ideas)

These are the traditions that funded and guided the art of India for centuries! Northern Beaches Library Service. Indo-Greek Art and the Buddha Image 5. State Library of NSW. Art et religion — Inde.

Art ideas Subjects Art arr India. Jewels in the Crown: Share xrt thoughts with other customers. Excellent history of Indian art and development of religions. Rubens Kristin Lohse Belkin. The University of Queensland. Allison rated it liked it Nov 09, Lovely photos and beautifully designed book – too bad Dehejia has decided to stick to the outdated and misproven theory of aniconism in Indian artwork.

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