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. This introductory survey traces Indian art from the great Indus Valley civilization to the modern period. Examples in many media — stone. Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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University of Queensland Library. Also, karmic tradition inspired Royalty and Aristocrats to sponsor ambitious projects, but also an early “crowd sourcing” especially promoted by Buddhist monks that asked local people or villages to provide funds!

The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Phaidon Press,c However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Aimee Elizabeth Shaw rated it really liked it Feb 19, She sets the scene bidya an invaluable chapter explaining ancient Indian theories of art and aesthetics, including the responsibilities of the viewer.

Vidya Dehejia – Indian Art. Art and Ideas

University of South Australia. I just love Phaidon books! Trivia About Indian Art.

Churches of Portuguese Goa Open to the public ; Vidya Dehejia, curator of Indian art at the Smithsonian Institution, is up to the task.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Preview this item Preview this item. Brisbane City Council Library Service. Apr 30, Ami added it Shelves: These factors combine to give India one of the longest and most complex art traditions of the world–and one of the hardest to make accessible to the general reader.

This is a fascinating read!

Contents Introduction Mountains Rivers People. Jewels in the Crown: Indo-Greek Art and the Buddha Image 5. It is accessible but at the same time raises important issues and has the distinct advantage of comprehensive coverage The ancient Hindu Goals were fourfold: Jul jndian, Tania Simonetti rated it it was amazing Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Piero della Francesca Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Nov 07, Bill rated it it was amazing Shelves: These are the traditions that funded and guided the art of India for centuries! As a series it represents a real advance in publishing.

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Not only is the cover illustration great but the book is too.

The book is beautiful and the beautiful art is knowingly and helpfully described by Vidya! Art ideas Subjects Art — India.

Indian Art (Phaidon Art and Ideas)

The University of Queensland. Meredith rated it really liked it Jan 25, Home About Help Search. Pallava Mamallapuram — Holy ground: Lovely indlan and beautifully designed book – too bad Dehejia has decided to stick to the outdated and misproven theory of aniconism in Indian artwork.

The Path of the Tamil Saints. Glen Eira Library and Information Service. Jan 23, Richard rated it it was amazing.