Experiments With Truth: Gandhi And Images Of Nonviolence

EditorJosef Helfenstein, Joseph NewlandContribution byVinay Lal

December 23, 2014|
Experiments With Truth: Gandhi And Images Of Nonviolence by Josef Helfenstein
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This fascinating book introduces and explores the resonance of Gandhi's (1869-1948) ethics of nonviolence in the visual arts. Taking the form of a reader, the texts range across influences on Gandhian philosophy and outgrowths from it. The accompanying images include Gandhi's own iconography, photojournalism of related social movements and nonviolent struggles, artworks speaking to violence or issuing from an inner space of peace, and portraits of the Mahatma's forebears and followers. Experiments with Truth counterpoints art and ideas: religious art of the past, paintings and sculpture from the mid-20th century on, contemporary installations, newly written historical summaries and thematic explorations, reprints of texts by famous peacemakers, and passages in religious texts that inspired Gandhi. 
Title:Experiments With Truth: Gandhi And Images Of NonviolenceFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:352 pages, 10.5 X 8 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 10.5 X 8 X 0.98 inPublished:December 23, 2014Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300208804

ISBN - 13:9780300208801

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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