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2000: Reflections on the Arts in India, Pratapaditya Pal (ed.)
1 2000: Reflections on the Arts in India

Pratapaditya Pal (ed.)

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2000, 81-85026-50-5 / 9788185026503, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Introduction Pratapaditya Pal and Kavita Singh Mulk Raj Anand: A Visionary Aesthete Kavita Singh Indian Archaeology: Looking Back, Looking Forward B.B. Lal Museums in India: Repositories or Depositories of Material Culture? Asok Kumar Das The Vanishing World of Tribal Arts Cornelia Mallebrein Indian "Folk Art": Tradition, Revival, and Transformation Jyotindra Jain Indian Textiles in the 20th Century: Crisis in Transformation Martand Singh and Rahul Jain What's New in Indian Art: Canons, Commodification, Artists on the Edge Geeta Kapur Indian Architecture and the "Sixth" Millennium Balkrishna Doshi Making Indian Cities: Urban Design in the New Millennium Rahul Mehrotra From Raga to Fusion: Hindustani Music Sandeep Bagchee The State of Classical Dance: 2000 Sunil Kothari "We Need a House of Our Own": The Impasse of Indian Theatre after Independence Rustom Bharucha The Enduring Allure of the Big Screen: A Century of Indian Cinema Shyam Benegal The Power of the Small Screen: Television as Purveyor of Culture Amita Malik Index Printed Pages:184. 001564

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2 A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Indian Artists

Amrita Hjaveri

India Book House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7508-423-5 / 9788175084230, First Edition, Paperback, New, 19.5 Cms x 25.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 191 with numerous colour illustrations. 011550

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3 Ancient Egyptian Art in the Brooklyn Museum

Richard A. Fazzini, Robert S. Bianchi, James F. Romano and Donald B. Spanel

The Brooklyn Museum and Thames and Hudson, London, UK, 1989, 0-500-23547-3 / 9780500235478, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 24 Cms x 33 Cms 
Printed Pages: 113 with 120 illustrations, 100 in colour. 004423

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4 Art Traditions of the Paramaras of Vagada

P.K. Trivedi

Publication Scheme, Jaipur, India, 1995, 81-85263-96-5 / 9788185263960, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 30 Cms 
Printed Pages: 363. 010387

Price: 40.95 USD
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5 Arts of India 1550-1900

Guy and Swallow

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 1990, 1-85177-0224 / 9781851770229, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 240 with 185 colour and 16 b/w illustrations. 010346

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6 Asian Art

Jill Tildon (ed.)

Hali Publications Limited, London, UK, 1995, 1-898113-15-7 / 9781898113157, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 24 Cms x 33 Cms 
Printed Pages: 224 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. 010385

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7 Asian Art: India China Japan

Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter

Assouline, 2-84323-365-8 / 9782843233654, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 24 Cms x 29 Cms 

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Buddhist Art in South-east Asia: The Indian Influence on the Art of Thailand, Reginald Le May
8 Buddhist Art in South-east Asia: The Indian Influence on the Art of Thailand

Reginald Le May

Aryan Books International, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7305-260-3 / 9788173052606, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
The aim of this volume is to present a connected history of different forms of Buddhist art which flourished in South-East Asia, especially Thailand, from the early years of Christian era up to the end of the sixteenth century. The book thus furnishes for the first time, a connected and comprehensive account of the art of Thailand (or Siam, as previously known) and also intimately connected arts of India, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia and other neighbouring countries. In spite of the obscure history of Thailand and the dependence of its art on the other countries for inspiration, Dr. Le May has succeeded in putting together a reasoned and convincing account of over a period of 1500 years. As the origin of all the forms of Buddhist art found in South-East Asia are to be sought in India, it is essential to obtain a thorough knowledge of Indian Buddhist art as groundwork, which always had the remarkable capacity to adapt itself to the needs of every country, race and religion. Also, as the art of each and every one of these countries in South-East Asia is complimentary to the rest and a knowledge of each, such as this book provides, is indispensable to our understanding of the whole. The book also contains over 200 photographs selected to illustrate the different phases through which various art forms in Thailand have passed and also examples from India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Cambodia and Indonesia for comparison. It, thus not only interprets thoughts, theories, meanings and views on the origin, history, diffusion, structure and inter-relation, but also provides a guiding thread among the various styles and periods while giving an adequate and correct idea of the various schools and works of Buddhist art. Printed Pages: 188 with 208 halftone illustrations and 2 maps. 002882

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Contemporary Indian Artists from Bengal, Modhurima Sinha
9 Contemporary Indian Artists from Bengal

Modhurima Sinha

Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, India, 2003, 1-890206-64-4 / 9781890206642, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 28 Cms x 28 Cms 
Modern Indian painting came into its own when artists began to fuse traditional approaches with the bold experimentation of the west. Indian subjects are treated in startlingly different ways as these eleven artists from Bengal evoke through symbol, myth, colours and lines, the rich and complex aspects of this amazing land. Green landscapes threaded by gleaming rivers, mysterious and lovely Radhas rising from beds of purple lotuses, Durgas astride lions, business men with rolled umbrellas, women working and dreaming, leaves and water, Gods and beasts, are caught in colours and shapes rich enough to make one see the world in a fresh, glinting light. The eldest of the painters represented in this volume was born in 1918, the youngest in 1965; the time span is the twentieth century, and the style modern, but these Christs and Noahs and Krishnas speak of realities as old as the hills, as permanent as the plains. The paintings simply stun one into silence. This volume reaches out to a public that may never see these paintings, may never have been to Bengal, never thought of the intricate design that lies under the plethora of phenomena. We hear them speak; we learn about their lives by the river, or in the city, or the small town; we see how passion drives them to paint, and we catch something of that flame. Printed Pages: 179 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 010643

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10 Cyprus: Before the Bronze Age. Art of the Chalcolithic Period

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA, 1990, 0-89236-168-9 / 9780892361687, First Edition, Paperback, As New, 20.5 Cms x 29.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 44 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003418

Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India

Chaitanya Sambrani with Contributions By Kajri Jain and Ashish Rajadhyaksha

Philip Wilson Publishers, London, UK, 2005, 0-85667-581-4 / 9780856675812, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 24 x 35 Cm 
Printed Pages: 214 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 015607

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12 From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum

Valrae Reynolds with Contributions By Janet Gyatso, Amy Heller, and Dan Martin

Prestel, Munich, Germany, 2000, 3-7913-2148-X / 9783791321486, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 25 Cms x 31 Cms 
Ranging from the 11th to the 20th century, ritual silk brocade garments, painted leather pieces, ceremonial silver objects, intricately worked ornaments, prayer wheels, and Buddhist paintings and sculpture, are all lavishly illustrated in From the Sacred Realm. The lucidly written texts provide an in-depth insight into the remarkable and fascinating culture of Tibet. The outstanding Tibetan collection held by The Newark Museum stems from a treasure trove of objects originally brought together by the missionary Dr. Shelton during his stay in Eastern Tibet from 1904 to 1920. Over the course of the twentieth century this unique collection has grown considerably, showing a breadth of artworks of the highest quality, representing all aspects of Tibetan culture. From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art analyzes these fascinating, multifaceted works of art, and provides an overview of the museum’s holdings. Scenes of everyday life, the role of the nobility, and the official Buddhist establishment are covered in the essays and illustrated by numerous color plates. Black-and-white photographs taken prior to the Chinese occupation document a world culture, much of which has now been lost forever. Printed Pages: 246 with 146 color illustrations. 001132

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Ganesh: The Benevolent (Vol. 47 No. 2), Pratapaditya Pal (ed.)
13 Ganesh: The Benevolent (Vol. 47 No. 2)

Pratapaditya Pal (ed.)

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 1995, 81-85026-31-9 / 9788185026312, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Introduction Pratapaditya Pal Ganesh in Bloomsbury: Images of the Lord of Beginnings in the British Museum T. Richard Blurton Aspects of Ganesh Worship in Maharashtra B.V. Shetti Aspects of Tantric Ganesh in India Gudrun Bühnemann Dancing Ganesh in South Asia Pratapaditya Pal The Dual Role of Ganesh in the Buddhist Art of South Asia Gouriswar Bhattacharya Absences and Transformations: Ganesh in the Shvetambar Jain Tradition John E. Cort Images of Ganesh from South-East Asia Robert L. Brown Spirit King, Demon, and God of Wealth: Ganesh in East Asia Terese Tse Bartholomew Collecting Ganesh Images Vasant Chowdhury 001545

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14 Gardner's Art Through the Ages (Eighth Edition)

Horst De La Croix and Richard G. Tansey

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, New York, USA, 1976, 0-15-503763-3 / 9780155037632, First Edition, Hard Cover, As New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 1007 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003294

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Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands. Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection, M.B. Piotrovsky and J.M. Rogers (eds.)
15 Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands. Works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection

M.B. Piotrovsky and J.M. Rogers (eds.)

Prestel, Munich, Germany, 2004, 3-7913-3055-1 / 9783791330556, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
From the exhibition rooms of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the Khalili Collection in London comes this dazzling display of art from the Islamic world. The exhibits, which are of great cultural, religious and aesthetic importance, include Qur'ans, textiles, jewelled objects and hardstones, metalwork, ceramics and paintings, and offer a superb introduction to the fine and decorative arts of the Islamic world. Ranging in date from the ninth to the nineteenth century and covering an area from Spain and the Arab world to Persia and the Indian subcontinent, they are a vivid demonstration of the well-known Muslim tradition: "Verily, God is beautiful and loves all beauty." Authoritative essays by distinguished Islamic scholars, maps, and more than 150 colour photographs make this exhibition catalogue an indispensable addition to the library of all who are interested in Islamic art and culture. Printed Pages: 192 with 150 colour illustrations. 004158

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16 Hindu Gods and Temples: Symbolism, Sanctity and Sites

Shyam Banerji

I.K.Inrenational Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2003, 81-88237-02-7 / 9788188237029, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 31 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 100. 017153

Price: 21.00 USD
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17 Homeward: Baghdad, Jerusalem, New York

Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, India, 2004, 1-890206-65-2 / 9781890206659, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 24 Cms x 30 Cms 

Price: 35.75 USD
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18 Mandala and Landscape

Edited by A.W.Macdonald

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2007, 81-246-0060-0 / 9788124600603, Second Impression, Hard Cover, New, New, 22.5 Cms x 28.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 474. 016342

Price: 65.00 USD
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19 New Insights Into Sikh Art

Kavita Singh

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2003, 81-85026-60-2 / 9788185026602, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages:148 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 000597

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20 On the Origins of Pahari Painting: Some Notes and a Discussion

Vishwa Chander Ohri

Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India, 1991, 81-85182-53-1 / 9788185182537, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 95. 011583

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21 Painters of the Pahari Schools (Vol. 50 No. 1)

Roy C. Craven, Jr.

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 1998, 81-85026-41-6 / 9788185026411, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Introduction Vishwa Chander Ohri Devidasa at the Basohli Court Asok Kumar Das Laharu and Mahesh: Two Master Painters of Chamba Eberhard Fischer Manaku: A Guler Painter Roy C. Craven, Jr Nainsukh of Guler B.N. Goswamy Fattu: A Rediscovery Jutta Jain-Neubauer Nikka and Ranjha at the Court of Raj Singh of Chamba Vishwa Chander Ohri Harkhu and Chhajju: Two Guler Artists at Chamba Jagdish Mittal Gursahai: A Guler Painter at Basohli Suwarcha Paul Chaitu at Tehri Garhwal Usha Bhatia Pandit Seu and his Sons Manaku and Nainsukh Vishwa Chander Ohri Genealogies Select Bibliography Index Printed Pages: 180 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 011386

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Realms of Heroism: Indian Paintings at the Brooklyn Museum, Amy G. Poster with Sheila R. Canby, Pramod Chandra, and Joan M. Cummins
22 Realms of Heroism: Indian Paintings at the Brooklyn Museum

Amy G. Poster with Sheila R. Canby, Pramod Chandra, and Joan M. Cummins

Hudson Hills Press in Association with the Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA, 1994, 1-55595-000-0 / 9781555950002, First Edition, Hard Cover, Brand New, Brand New, 24 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 351 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 010661

Price: 75.00 USD
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23 Revealing India's Past: Recent Trends in Art and Archaeology: Prof. Ajay Mitra Shastri Commemoration Volume, 2 Vols.

R.K. Sharma and Devendra Handa (eds.)

Aryan Books International, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7305-289-1 / 9788173052897, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 520 with 113 halftone illustrations and 66 figures and maps. 007252

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24 Satish Chandra: Master of Atmospherics

Meenakshi Chandra

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2006, 81-7436-437-4 / 9788174364371, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 12 x 12 Inches 
Satish Chandra was one of the most renowned landscape painters in India. Such was his confidence in his art, and his love for Nature, that he devoted his whole life to painting landscapes. In the end, he acquired a reputation second to none on the Indian art scene. He was the true artist of India's northern plains, and as special, gentle and dignified a person as his art was uplifting. This book is a loving tribute to Satish by his wife, Meenakshi. She was his muse, he was her mentor, and the two have merged in an extraordinary way in this book, bringing alive the artist and his art. Printed Pages: 276. 015816

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25 Sculptural Art of Northern India (c.700 to 1200 AD)

S.B. Singh

Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, India, 2006, 81-7320-064-5 / 9788173200649, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 151 with 190 b/w plates. 013177

Price: 49.00 USD
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26 Stylistics of Buddhist Art in India, 2 Vols.

Mireille Benisti

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi in Association with Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd. in Association with Aryan Books International, New Delhi, India, 2003, 81-7305-243-3 / 9788173052439, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
Set of 2 vols. 011043

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27 The Art of India: Khajuraho

Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty

Arnold-Heinemann, New Delhi, India, 1985, 81-7031-009-1 / 9788170310099, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 97 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 016456

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28 The Buddhist Art of Kausambi

Aruna Tripathi

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2003, 81-246-0226-3 / 9788124602263, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
One of the major centres of Buddhist art in ancient times, Kausambi provides evidence of an uninterrupted art tradition spanning centuries. Pointing to the scant attention Kausambi has received from scholars in the past, this work attempts to highlight its art treasures through a study of its stone sculptures. Based on scrutiny of stone sculptures found at various sites in Kausambi and its vicinity and housed in different museums, it presents perhaps the first extensive documentation of the Buddhist art of the region from the Mauryan to post-Gupta period. It examines in detail over 300 stone sculptures, paying special attention to their iconographic features, types of stone, techniques of carving, grinding and polishing and their aesthetic appeal. All this comes with a background throwing light on the history of Kausambi and its association with Buddhism, the early archaeological explorations in the region, and the individuality and uniqueness of Kausambi art as compared to Mathura and Sarnath schools. The book presents over 225 black-and-white and over 50 coloured photographs of Buddhist sculptures which are neatly classified and systematically analysed. It would prove invaluable to scholars and students of Buddhist art. Printed Pages: 364 with 2 maps, 322 b/w photos and 54 coloured illustrations. 010688

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29 The Illustrated History of Art

Judith Clark

Mallard Press, New York, USA, 1992, 0-7924-5521-5 / 9780792455219, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 27 Cms x 37 Cms 
Printed Pages: 224 with numerous colour illustrations. 007281

Price: 25.00 USD
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30 Tirukkalukkunram (Paksitirtham) and Its Temples: A Study of Their History, Art and Architecture

K.V. Gopalakrishnan

Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7017-392-2 / 9788170173922, First Edition, Hardcover, New, 15 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 125 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 013516

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