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THE ART OF BIKANER: MAHAVEER SWAMI. Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA), Durbuy, 2015. Organized by Published in association with Niyogi Books, New Delhi. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 112 pp. 25 x 21 cm. ISBN 9789383098736 In English.
Publisher's description: The book features about 60 paintings mostly on handmade paper and some on silk. Executed in Bikaner style, the works have clearly been impacted by Mughal traditions, particularly in terms of the detailed anatomical depiction, and the richness of the palette. There is an impressive collection in the art track of ascetics, priests, sufi saints, sadhus, maulvis, and pilgrims each lost in their meditative trance, as the artist observed them during his sojourns to Khumbh or at Ganga Sagar Math or at the famous holy Dargah shrine at Ajmer, the sketches made on site were developed into paintings later in the studio. Images of Radha and Krishna, inspired by Geet Govind, Hanuman along with Ganesha also appears in various other incarnations. The repertoire also encompasses 24 distinct avatars or godly incarnations based on studies of Bhagwat Puran. The Artscape of Mahaveer Swami brings alive the richness in the art tradition of Bikaner, inspired by his religious and artistic upbringing, along with his rigorous training.
Artist(s):Swami, Mahaveer
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — India — Post-1990 — Painting
Plans: 73,75
Worldwide Number: 082292
Paperbound $30.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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