Download PDF by Ajit Mookerjee: Arts of India: From Prehistoric to Modern Times

By Ajit Mookerjee

This revised and enlarged variation of The Arts of India has over one hundred fifty outstanding gravure and full-color illustrations. those comprise numerous very important gadgets and monuments now not often noticeable quite often surveys to complement the numerous crucial artwork milestones that this e-book gains. 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 via smooth artists.

Here is a booklet with captions and a textual content which are hugely readable blends of scholarly details and casual remark via an Indian artwork professional. This offers the reader distinct insights into the recommendations that lie at the back of paintings so various from that of the West.

Author Mookerjee has judiciously chosen pictures which current the immense landscape of Indian artwork from its earliest beginnings. Examples of Indian folks arts and a few works through 20th-century Indian artists around out this wealthy old survey of over 5,000 years of constant creativity—a number 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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