Dedhia, Ela et al.
ISBN: 9788190259422, 8190259423
Padamsee, Bhanumati et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185026916, 8185026912
Though widely spoken of as a modernist, Akbar Padamsee continues to resist easy categorization. Throughout his illustrious career spanning six decades, he has remained fiercely experimental, individualistic, and original. This richly illustrated volume presents a varied and critical appraisal of his oeuvre. The opening piece-an extensive interview with the artist by Homi Bhabha - and the wide r...
Contents: (i) Akbar's tomb (ii) Gateways (iii) Jahangir's account of Akbar's tomb (iv) Aram Banu and Shukru-N-Nisa as described by the emperor Jahangir (v) Inscriptions.;
Vasudev, Gayatri Devi
ISBN: 9788194930204, 8194930200
This book is a complete and comprehensive guide to the intricate art of matching charts. For the first time ever, the book tells you what actually constitutes matching of charts and how to go about it. It shows you how to avoid charts that show marriage breakdown due to : Premature death Severe incompatibility. Mental and psychological aberrations Loss of Spouse Infidelity. It contains examples...
Dehejia, Harsha V
ISBN: 9788189738532, 8189738534
This book explores some Akritis that adorn both majestic and grand monuments, as well as common and ordinary speces, and which through their purely visual language are pointers to not only our culture, but equally to Brahma jnana or transcendental knowledge. These beautiful visual representations of both the ordinary people and artisans, are not individual expressions but that of the shared exp...
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: 9780300258943, 0300258941
The vibrant red sandstone temples of India's Deccan Plateau, such as the Pattadakal temple cluster, have attracted visitors since the eighth century or earlier. A UNESCO World heritage site and the coronation place of the Chalukya dynasty, Pattadakal and its neighboring sites are of major historical importance. In Shiva's waterfront temples, Subhashini Kaligotla situates these buildings in the ...
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).
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