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Kanha Priya: Romantic Moments in Poetry and Painting

Price : $39.75
ISBN # : 9788173053535
Author : Harsha V. Dehejia & Vijay Sharma
pages: 40
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Aryan Books
Published : 2009

In this portfolio we present compositions by contemporary artists. Led by Vijay Sharma of Chamba, who is a celebrated master artist, these artists from Rajasthan and Himachal have kept alive the traditions of miniature painting that originated in the ateliers of Rajput courts many centuries ago. It is as if the energy and inspiration of masters such as Sahibdin and Manohar, Nainsukh and Ranhja flows through their kalam, keeping alive a beautiful tradition of transforming kavya into chitra, so that the shringara rasa of Krishna is not only felt but seen, is not only contained in the throbbing of the heart but equally in the pleasure of the discerning eye.

Author Bio: Harsha V. Dehejia has a double doctorate, one in Medicine and the other in Ancient Indian Culture, both from Mumbai University. He is also a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Glasgow and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, all by examination. He is a practising Physician in Ottawa and also Adjunct Professor in the College of Humanities of Carleton University in Ottawa. His special interest is in Indian Aesthetics. His publications include: Advaita of Art, Parvatidarpana, Despair and Modernity, Gods Beyond Temples and Leaves of a Pipal Tree (all by Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi); Parvati: Goddess of Love, The Flute and The Lotus: Romantic Moments in Poetry and Painting and Celebrating Krishna: Sensuous Images, Sacred Words (all by Mapin, Ahmedabad); A Celebration of Love: The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts and A Festival of Krishna (both by Roli, Delhi). Vijay Sharma Born in 1962 Vijay Sharma is an award winning Pahari miniaturist and works as an artist in the Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. He has studied major collections of Indian painting across the world and has held several exhibitions and lecture-demonstrations in leading museums and institutions in India and abroad. He has written several scholarly articles on Pahari miniature painting. He paints in various styles of Indian painting, chiefly Basohli and Kangra schools of Pahari painting. However, the work included here in Chaura-panchashika style reveals the fertile imagination of the artist.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 10 August, 2011.
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