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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not only is the cover illustration great but the book is too. Description The Indian subcontinent offers an extraordinary visual feast. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Kristy rated it it was amazing Jun 22, Art et religion — Inde.

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India is vast the size of Europe ; the birthplace of great religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism; and the home of sophisticated civilizations dating back more than 4, years. The book proceeds in a grand sweep, from the ancient cities of the Indus valley, the development of Buddhist art which by the 12th century had faded away in the land of its birththe glorious paintings of Ajanta, the luxury of Mughal art and architecture, art of the British Raj, to today’s artistic ferment.

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Contents Introduction Mountains Rivers People. Churches of Portuguese Goa Art, Indian Caves temples, Buddhist Temples, Hindu Summary In this comprehensive survey Vidya Dehejia, a leading authority on Indian art, explains and analyses not only such key early developments as the great cities dehejja the Indus civilization, the serene Buddha image, the intriguing art of cave sites and sophisticated temple-building traditions, but also the luxury of the Mughal court, the palaces and pavilions of Rajasthan, the churches of Portuguese Goa, art in the British Raj, aart issues taking art into the twenty-first century.

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