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Art of India - Vincent Arthur Smith

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Published: 1st December 2012
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India, with its extensive and colourful history, has produced an artistic tradition in many forms: architecture, painting, sculpture, calligraphy, mosaics, and artisan products all display the country's cultural, religious and philosophical richness. From Hinduism, with its pantheon of imagery of gods, goddesses, animals and many other figures, to Islam, with its astounding architecture and intricate calligraphy, the many facets of India have given rise to a fascinating and beautiful collection of artworks. Featuring incredible images and a text written by a renowned scholar on the subject, this work offers an in-depth look at the masterpieces of India, showcasing this fascinating country and her artists and covering a wide range of styles and techniques.

About the Author

Sun Tzu was a legendary Chinese thinker, producing several works on military strategy and the philosophy of war. Much of his biographical information remains a mystery, but it is believed that he was an accomplished general. His text has become an essential reference, both historical and philosophical. Victoria Charles received her Ph.D. in art history. She has published extensively on art history and has contributed to Art Information, an international guide to contemporary art. She is a regular contributor to journals and magazines.

ISBN: 9781844848065
ISBN-10: 184484806X
Series: Temporis Collection
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 2012
Dimensions (cm): 31.7 x 26.5