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Sikh Art and Literature traverses the 500-year history of a religion that dawned with the modern age in a land that was a thoroughfare of invading armies, ideas and religions and arts of the East and West. Essays by art curators, historians and collectors and…

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Fabulous Origami Boxes is a Japan Publications publication.

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This book focuses on the powerful architecture and distinctive decorative tradition of the Swat Valley. In no other rural area in the Islamic world do the buildings have such rich furnishings or such lavishly carved architectural elements.

Indian Art

by Partha Mitter

|April 15, 2001

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This concise yet lively new survey guides the reader through 5000 years of Indian art and architecture. A rich artistic tradition is fully explored through the Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Colonial, and contemporary periods, incorporating discussion of modern…

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Over 200 royalty-free motifs: dragons, peonies, plum blossoms, tigers, clouds, geometrics, other favorites.

Crosscurrents

by Amy Poster

|March 1, 1999

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Some of the finest private collections of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean art are found in New York City. This superbly illustrated book explores the riches found in these collections, which include some of the world's finest and most important paintings,…

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The subtle interplay of tonal and textural patterns of chikankari -- the term for the white cotton-thread embroidery executed on white cotton cloth in the Lucknow area of India.

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Appearing for the first time in paperback and illustrated with line drawings, diagrams, and 26 half-tone plates, this study of the iconographic aspect of Japanese Buddhist sculpture surveys the significance of eight principal and six secondary hand gestures…

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China has the longest and most highly developed ceramic tradition in the world, encompassing early Neolithic earthenwares, the finely glazed stoneware pieces of the Song period -- widely regarded as among the greatest ceramics ever produced -- and the year of…

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Now in a miniature pocket format, and at an unbeatable price, India Modern ia a visually stunning compilation of modern Indian design and architecture. This beautiful book examines contemporary subcontinental design and craft and places it within the context of…

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The late-Ming official Hsieh Chao-che traveled widely, spending most of his career in the provinces. His Wu-tsa-tsu ( Five Miscellanies ) is a priceless resource on Chinese thought and aesthetics in a period of profound political and social change. Oertling's…

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With vivid photography, and insightful commentary, this travel pictorial shines a light on the Buddhist art and architecture of Borobudur. The glorious ninth-century Buddhist stupa of Borobudur-the largest Buddhist monument in the world-stands in the midst of the…