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FORMS OF DEVOTION VOLUME I & II: THE SPIRITUAL IN INDIAN ART. Martin Gurvich et al. Niyogi Books, New Delhi, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 1136 pp. 27 x 21 cm. ISBN 9789383098828 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: The publication explores a spectrum of contemporary Indian creativity classical inspired, tribal, folk and popular arts, reflective of the rootedness and innovation within traditions, as well as new media work in varied manifestations and genres. It features several especially commissioned works and seminal essays by experts framed within the context of the history, philosophy and ideology of the culture, the art stems from. It examines the connection between art and spiritual ideologies and living traditions as they continue to be practiced and celebrated or questioned by hundreds of artists, in a multi faith context. The artists' biographical sketches and their photographs, the bibliography and other reference material, make it a collectors' delight and a useful stand-alone resource book, first of its kind, on spiritual and devotional Indian art with its multilayered philosophical, mystical and cultural resonance.
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Plans: 73,56
Worldwide Number: 170751
Hardcover, boxed $300.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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