Palav, Achyut R (b.1960)
Includes reproduction of works of Achyut R. Palav, b.1960, Indian calligrapher, with a brief biographical sketch.
Sharma, R.C. et al
ISBN: 9789971917777, 9971917777
Alamkara in Sanskrit means ornamentation or decoration, in the visual, performing or literary arts. This book explores this notion of ornamentation in the context of objects made for use in domestic, religious and courtly settings. These objects are grouped into sections focusing on various aspect of Indian life, including the cooking and consumption of food, dress and jewellery, past-times, th...
Balakrishnan, Usha R.
ISBN: 9788185832302, 8185832307
The book is a catalogue of jewellery from the permanent collection of the National Museum, New Delhi. It is published to accompany the exhibition that marks the reinstallation of the jewellery gallery in the museum. The essays and descriptions in the book, authored by leading scholar and jewellery historian, explores the rich and unique heritage of the collection.
Ramachandra Rao, PR
The seventh century Nava-Brahma temples of Alampur in the Mahaboobnagar district of Andhra Pradesh in India, are remarkable for the coalescence of an indigenous architectural idiom with the early western Chalukyan style of Badami, evolving in the process, a distinctive structural expression.
Salingaros, Nikos A.
ISBN: 9789937623094, 993762309X
Mukhopadhyay, Badal and Swapna
ISBN: 9788174366740, 8174366741
This book narrates the story of Ali, an unusual child with a special talent whose life was cut short by an accident when it was beginning to take shape. During the last few months of his life he painted at a feverish pitch, experimenting all kinds of mediums and art styles.
ISBN: 9789381217641, 9381217645
The book is on Altaf Mohemedi. A number of diverse minds have contributed to this volume and brought a perspective to bear on both the man as well as his work.
ISBN: 9788188204656, 818820465X
Jani's art uninhabitedly represents experiential realms of sexual and communitarian subcultures as he speaks his political dissent from within these experiences.
ISBN: 9788132102397, 8132102398
A passionate, wide-ranging and serious reassessment of one of the most influential painters of modern India.
ISBN: 9789846250008, 9846250002
Aminul Islam is a leading artist of Bangladesh. The book is a catalogue of more than a hundred of Islam's drawings spanning over a period of fifty years, displayed at an exhibition in Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts in February 2001.
ISBN: 9789381217276, 9381217270
The book is a catalogue of the exhibition of Amitava's works. Amitava is one of the modern India's most significant artists. Roobina Karode has contributed a key essay to this publication and Amrita Gupta Singh's overview of the artist is a comprehensive one, while Sanjay Kumar has commented on the different aspects of Amitava's work.
Fischer, Eberhard et al
ISBN: 9783907077214, 3907077210
The Amarushataka is a rich and complex anthology of Sanskrit poems with syntax and metaphors open to various interpretations; they can even be understood literally in many ways. We do not know which translations or commentaries were available to the painter and his learned contemporary.
ISBN: 9788189487591, 8189487590
This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941) represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and reproduced from the originals, and in their entirety. The book draws on the primary text of these letters to open up a visual narrative around the artist's oeuvre, complemented by a parallel text of notes t...
ISBN: 9788190391146, 8190391143
The artist family presented in this book span three genaration: Umrao Singh Sher-Gill (1870-1954), his daughter Amrita Sher-Gill (1913-1941) and his grandson (Amrita's sister Indira's son) Vivan Sundaram (b.1943).
ISBN: 9788186569481, 8186569480
The articles encompass a time span from BCE to modern times and cover a wide range of themes, from art to architecture, from history to culture.
ISBN: 9789382381020, 9382381023
This book features over thirty projects that Raje had assembled into a skeletal draft - of both built and unbuilt works, and competition entries. Each project is extensively illustrated with photographs, models, drawings, sketches and reflections by the architect, many of which are previously unpublished. These have been selected and assembled from Raje's office archives, diaries, interviews, p...
This monograph offers the author's portrayal of Ajanta, with its monumental architecture, vibrant sculpture, and rich array of paintings. The author visited Ajanta in 1909 and her essays were serialized in The Modern Review in 1910.;
Vol.I: Ancient Indian Costume, xii,222p., ;Vol.II: Medieval Indian Costume: India and Central Asia, xii,334p., ;India between 321BC and 850AD was one of the world's great civilisations. This book surveys the evolution of costume through the history and art of Ancient India.
Exhibition catalog published by Bose Pacia, New York; November 2004. 52 pages with full color reproductions and texts by Raqs Media Collective, Gunalan Nadarajan, Ranjit Hoskote, and Steve Dietz.
De Silva, P.H.D.H.
ISBN: 9789553055453, 9553055451
The existing lacuna in the National Museums' collection of carved ivory caskets and carved ivory cabinets is a matter of concern. In 1961 Prematilleke' described an ivory carved cabinet which is in the custody of the Archaeological Museum, University of Peradeniya. Apart from what was reported by Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1908 there is little we know of carved ivory caskets. It is possible that th...
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