Ajit Mookerjee's Arts of India: From Prehistoric to Modern Times PDF

By Ajit Mookerjee

This revised and enlarged variation of The Arts of India has over one hundred fifty extraordinary gravure and full-color illustrations. those contain quite a few very important gadgets and monuments now not often noticeable mostly surveys to complement the various crucial paintings milestones that this booklet positive aspects. it's also specific in starting its visible survey with relics of India's stone age and in concluding the booklet with works from the nation's nice people culture and chosen work by means of smooth artists.

Here is a booklet with captions and a textual content which are hugely readable blends of scholarly info and casual remark via an Indian paintings professional. This can provide the reader detailed insights into the techniques that lie in the back of artwork so diverse from that of the West.

Author Mookerjee has judiciously chosen images which current the significant landscape of Indian artwork from its earliest beginnings. Examples of Indian people arts and a few works by means of 20th-century Indian artists around out this wealthy historical survey of over 5,000 years of continuing creativity—a choice of work, reliefs, statues, and architectural monuments from this sprawling sub-continent now divided into the lands of India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Afghanistan.

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