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Embark on a vivid journey on which you'll learn about the origins and evolution of art in the country. Prepare to amazed by the first pictures made by early humans; reflects upon the serenity of Buddhist cave paintings at Ajanta ; marvel at the splendour of Mughal miniature art; delight in the religious depictions of Tanjore; study the hybrid Company and revivalist Bengal styles; and discover the best of modern and contemporary artists, Watch it all come alive in intricate black –and –white sketches and stunning photographs of the most celebrated visuals across time.

A rich primer on the different schools of art and the most significant movement in Indian art history. A Brush with Indian Art might even nudge you into propping up your first canvas.

 

About The Author

Mamta Nainy is a children's writer and editor. So she divides her time between writing and editing for children, making doodles that only she finds funny and eatings cupcakes. She loves travelling but is too lazy to do it, so she makes do with reading. She spent some years in advertising before an apple fell on her head while she was sitting under a mango tree and she had her eureka moment –she has written some eights books for children since then. Currently she works as consulting senior editor with Katha.

 

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Content Page No
St (Art) Here ix
The Big Picture of Indian Art xi
1. The First Drawing 1
Cave Paintng  
2. The Talking Caves 11
Ajanta and Ellora  
3. Small Wonders, Big Wow 23
Mughal Miniatures  
4. Got Gold? 41
Tanjore Paintings  
5. Keeping It Real 51
The Company School of Paintings and European Realism  
6. Be a Rebel 62
The Bengal School of Art  
7. The Painted Tales 76
Kalighat Paintings  
8. The Makers of Magic 86
Other Folk and Tribal Art Forms of India  
9. Art Switches Gears 100
Meet the Modems  
10. Art in the New World 112
Meet the Contemporaris  
The Story of Indian Art Continues 123
Acknowledgements 125
Selected Biblography 127
Sample Pages



A Brush with Indian Art

Item Code:
NAP612
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Paperback
Edition:
2018
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ISBN:
9780143441564
Language:
English
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8.0 inch X 7.0 inch
Pages:
144 (53 B/W & Color illustrations)
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Weight of the Book : 260 gms
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About The Book

Embark on a vivid journey on which you'll learn about the origins and evolution of art in the country. Prepare to amazed by the first pictures made by early humans; reflects upon the serenity of Buddhist cave paintings at Ajanta ; marvel at the splendour of Mughal miniature art; delight in the religious depictions of Tanjore; study the hybrid Company and revivalist Bengal styles; and discover the best of modern and contemporary artists, Watch it all come alive in intricate black –and –white sketches and stunning photographs of the most celebrated visuals across time.

A rich primer on the different schools of art and the most significant movement in Indian art history. A Brush with Indian Art might even nudge you into propping up your first canvas.

 

About The Author

Mamta Nainy is a children's writer and editor. So she divides her time between writing and editing for children, making doodles that only she finds funny and eatings cupcakes. She loves travelling but is too lazy to do it, so she makes do with reading. She spent some years in advertising before an apple fell on her head while she was sitting under a mango tree and she had her eureka moment –she has written some eights books for children since then. Currently she works as consulting senior editor with Katha.

 

Contents

 

Content Page No
St (Art) Here ix
The Big Picture of Indian Art xi
1. The First Drawing 1
Cave Paintng  
2. The Talking Caves 11
Ajanta and Ellora  
3. Small Wonders, Big Wow 23
Mughal Miniatures  
4. Got Gold? 41
Tanjore Paintings  
5. Keeping It Real 51
The Company School of Paintings and European Realism  
6. Be a Rebel 62
The Bengal School of Art  
7. The Painted Tales 76
Kalighat Paintings  
8. The Makers of Magic 86
Other Folk and Tribal Art Forms of India  
9. Art Switches Gears 100
Meet the Modems  
10. Art in the New World 112
Meet the Contemporaris  
The Story of Indian Art Continues 123
Acknowledgements 125
Selected Biblography 127
Sample Pages



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