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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 guide to Kerala Mural Paintings from India

Kerala Mural Lakshmi Narayan Painting

Situated on the south-western coast of India is Kerala, which is referred to as “God’s own country” for its rich assortment of religious art and crafts that represent the culture and historical traditions of India. It’s the second largest collection of significant mural sites just after Rajasthan. If you ever visit Kerala in South India, […]

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