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The Spirit of Indian Painting

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Description for The Spirit of Indian Painting Hardcover. Opens readers' eyes to the wonders of Indian painting, and shows them new ways of seeing art. Num Pages: 584 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; ACBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 170. .
In this magnificent, lavishly illustrated book, renowned art historian B. N. Goswamy opens readers' eyes to the wonders of Indian painting, and shows them new ways of seeing art. An illuminating introductory essay, `A Layered World', explains the themes and emotions that inspired famous painters, the values and influences that shaped their work, and the unique ways in which they depicted Time and Space. It describes, too, the different regional styles, the relationship between patrons and painters, the tools and techniques the painters used and the milieu in which they created their works. The second ... Read more

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About B. N. Goswamy
B. N. Goswamy is Professor Emeritus of art history at the Panjab University and a world authority on Indian painting. He has written and lectured extensively, and been a guest curator of major exhibitions of Indian art all over the world, most recently of the path-breaking exhibition 'Masters of Indian Painting' at the Museum Rietberg, Zurich, and at the Metropolitan ... Read more

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'A thrilling and novel survey ... a wonderful primer to an unfamiliar world of art' - RA Magazine 'No one knows more about Indian painting than B.N. Goswamy and in 'The Spirit of Indian Painting' he shares a lifetime of knowledge and insights' - Glenn Lowry 'Professor Goswamy's book meets a long-felt need. In all the years I have been ... Read more

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