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LIVING WOOD: SCULPTURAL TRADITIONS OF SOUTHERN INDIA. Ed. by George Michell. Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1992. Published in association with Marg Publications, Bombay. 216 pp. with 226 ills. (149 col.). 33 x 25 cm. LC 91-900411 ISBN 8185026173 In English.
Documenting the first major exhibition devoted to the sophisticated wooden sculpture of southern India and its pervasive role in the region's diverse cultures, this catalogue presents some 120 objects dating primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries, including numerous intricate architectural ornaments, religious and folk statuary, panel friezes carved for processional chariots, and brightly painted animal figures created as vehicles for bronze images of Hindu deities. Seven well-illustrated essays discussing the history and primary types of carved sculpture in the region preface reproductions and concise descriptions of the exhibited works.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — India — Sculpture
Plans: 01,06,07,15,21
Worldwide Number: 023536
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