The diverse world of Indian painting

vichitra-viśva : essays in honour of Dr. Vishwa Chander Ohri
  • 175 Pages
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  • English

Aryan Books International , New Delhi
Statementedited by Usha Bhatia, Amar Nath Khanna, Vijay Sharma.
ContributionsOhri, Vishwa Chander, 1923-, Bhatia, Usha., Khanna, Amar Nath, 1936-, Sharma, Vijay.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 175 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170914M
ISBN 139788173053603
LC Control Number2009313123

From The Jacket The Divers World of Indian Painting is a stimulative and perceptive survey of different aspects of Indian painting Authorities of Indian painting in India and aborad have contributed essays to this volume in honour of Dr.

V.C. Ohri, the first curator of Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba who was also the founding, curator of the Himachal State Museum, Shimla. The paintings from India are some of the best ever articles are great,the authors have described well the period of Indian paintings rarely can one see the paintings from diverse places of the world on the same subject.A lot of enjoyment looking at the pictures and reading the text.5/5(2).

The diverse world of Indian painting: Vichitra-Viśva: essays in honour of Vishwa Chander Ohri. [Vishwa Chander Ohri; Usha Bhatia; Amar Nath Khanna; Vijay Sharma;] -- Contributed articles honoring Vishwa Chander Ohri, b.founder curator of the Himachal State Museum, Shimla.

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About the Author. Professor of History of Art, University of Sussex. Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge (); Mellon Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (); Reader of the British Academy (); Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecturer, All Souls College, Oxford (); Visiting Scholar, Getty Research Institute, /5(27).

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First of all the Indian culture is a culture that have important aspects and facts in matter of art. In the 3 rd century before Christ it kind of develop Harappa art but there are only a few ruins and evidence of this on its Big cities.

The material used in that time was mainly the wood and were very advanced to the era, nonetheless this material was the base of the next stage of Indian art. trees to paint. They painted their own world of sacred objects, animals, birds and images from daily life. It was both ceremonial and secular just as is Indian tribal art.

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India is one state endorsed with such rich cultures that are distinct in language, dressing, and several activities. Religion has been the key differentiating tool among the cultures inherent in India. The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of pre-historic times, the petroglyphs as found in places like Bhimbetka, some of them from before BC.

India's Buddhist literature is replete with examples of texts which describe palaces of the army and the aristocratic class embellished with paintings, but the paintings of the Ajanta.