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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Vidya Dehejia – Indian Art. Art and Ideas

Indo-Greek Art and the Buddha Image 5. Wrt, 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 of 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, and issues taking art into the twenty-first century.


It is accessible deheia at the same time raises dehenia issues and has the distinct advantage of comprehensive coverage Review quote “This is certainly the best book covering the full history of Indian Art. Into Written History 3. Sep 06, Chantal rated it liked it.

The book proceeds in a grand rehejia, 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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As a series it represents a real advance in publishing. Kristy rated it it was amazing Jun 22, Jul 05, Tania Simonetti rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. Adelaide Central Art Library. The Best Books of Almost finished except Goa, Deccan kingdoms chapters. 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.

Christianity and Islam also had major influences. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? The book is beautiful and the beautiful art is knowingly and helpfully described by Vidya!