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MAG displays Indian Miniatures | Art | Rochester City Newspaper

MAG displays Indian Miniatures | Art | Rochester City Newspaper

With all of the exciting, newly acquired contemporary artworks going on display at the Memorial Art Gallery over the last couple of years, you might forget the institution also boasts an impressive collection of historic work. The MAG’s Lockhart Gallery is a space dedicated to showcasing delicate works on paper from the institution’s permanent collection, […]

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‘Taste the essence’ of Indian painting – A new book by B.N. Goswamy promises to open up the world of Indian art

‘Taste the essence’ of Indian painting – Apollo Magazine

If there is anything common across Indian painting’s broad reach – from abstract ideas depicted in bright flat colour to sophisticated court scenes of emperors and their nobles – it is rasa, a Sanskrit word whose meaning is central to Indian art, and which might be translated as ‘tasting the essence’, or ‘yielding delight’. And […]

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A quick recap of Indian Miniature Paintings

Mughal Miniature Art

Indian Miniature Paintings The art of miniature paintings can be traced back as far as the 11th century. Influenced by a combination of larger murals and the long-held Persian tradition of miniature paintings, the introduction of this art form to India flourished rapidly, resulting in an extensive history and amazing work. In short, miniature paintings […]

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