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Indian Sculpture: Ancient, Classical and Mediaeval

Price : $23.75
ISBN # : 9788120836143
Author : Stella Kramrisch
pages: 314
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Published : 2013

The book surveys the structure of Indian sculpture in its relevant aspects. The underlying and essential qualities are viewed in their permanency throughout the special conditions that the single monuments imply. Their outward connections, geographical and chronological, are seen to resolve themselves into ethical problems and those of the artistic process itself.

While stylistical investigations are the basis of this book, Indian sculpture is dealt with as conditioned by the Indian craftsman. His consciousness makes him known to himself as a part of nature and his work is the form of this 'naturalism'. Its degree and aspects vary according to the levels of his consciousness.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 03 January, 2013.
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