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Sculpture in India

N. L. Mathur

Sculpture in India

its history & art

by N. L. Mathur

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Published by Mathur] in [New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Indic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN. L. Mathur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1002 .M34 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4527669M
    LC Control Number76904996

    Much of erstwhile sculptural work was in stone, the greatest example being temple architecture in India and also a lot of surviving works from other ancient cultures too. Modernism revolutionized sculpture the most; bringing in complete freedom of materials and processes. A wide variety of materials may be used for creating sculptures. The prodigious outpouring of sculpture in India expresses not only a highly sophisticated aesthetic sense but the complex religious expression of this vast melange of Buddhists, Jains, Hindus, and Moslems. Contrary to much of Western art, the religious feelings of India seem best to be expressed in the voluptuous, the sensual and the erotic. In a civilization spanning four thousand years, the.

    Indian Temples are well famous for its architecture, design and sculptures, There are very few temples in India features with erotic sculptures such as Tripurantaka Temple in Karnataka, Chennakesava Temple at Somanathapura, Kailasa temple in Ellora,Nanda Devi Temple of Almora, Mandwa Mahal in Chattisgarh,Tripurantaka Temple in Karnataka, Ranakpur Jain Temple of Rajasthan,Modhera Sun . A brief treatment of Indian literature follows. For a fuller treatment, see South Asian arts: Literature. See also Islamic arts: Islamic literatures, India: The arts, Pakistan: The arts, and Bangladesh: The arts.. The earliest Indian literature took the form of the canonical Hindu sacred writings, known as the Veda, which were written in the Veda were added prose commentaries such.

    Known as the India Museum, this institution was established in to house the natural history specimens, books, samples of manufactures, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items collected by the Company and its officers in India. The Amaravati sculptures arrived just as the East India Company was being dissolved, so the sculptures were.   Sculpture in India suitable the ideal medium to represent the image of gods and demigods and at the same time embodied in a tangible way their traditions, philosophical and religious beliefs with an artistic medium allowing to be appreciated from different visual angles. This feature of volume and mass that provides the three-dimensionality of sculpture is very useful not only to decorate temples .


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While stylistical investigations are the basis of this book, Indian sculpture is dealt with as conditioned by the Indian craftsman. His consciousness makes him known to himself as a part of nature and his work is the form of this 'naturalism'.

Its degree and 5/5(2). Indian Sculpture: Ancient, Classical and Mediaeval. The book surveys the structure of Indian sculpture in its relevant aspects. The underlying and essential qualities are viewed in their permanency throughout the special conditions that the single monuments imply.

Preface (First Edition) There are several books on Indian sculpture, but they deal mostly with its philosophy or iconography, rather than with its history. My esteemed teacher, Dr.

Stella Kramrisch, was the first to study Indian sculpture in relation to time and space; but her book (Indian Sculpture, Calcutta, ), splendid as it is in many ways, is not meant perhaps for the general reader. About the Book The present work represents an approach to a hitherto unexplored aspect of Hindu sculpture.

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Books on Indian. The Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent, partly because of the climate of the Indian subcontinent making the long-term survival of organic materials difficult, essentially consist of sculpture of stone, metal or terracotta.

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Women have been profusely depicted on the temples of Khajuraho. Silpa Praksha, a 10thcentury art text from Orissa describes and instructs the sculptor on the 16 types of women who best decorate a monument” and how they should be carved “within the confines of an upright angle.”.

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