Discover the lives of ground-breaking Indian artists, from their childhoods, full of dreams, realised through passion, perseverance, and personality. Inspired by the life of Amrita Shergil, born in 1913 in India to Indo-Hungarian parents, this book tells the story of her journey and experiences as an artist. Her beauty, free-spiritedness, and courage won her many friends wherever she went, and her spirit is immortalised in her paintings, richly enjoyed by audiences even today.
The book serves as a living document to the month-long photography exhibition Photosphere 2016. Sustainable development has its own constituency of thought in the Indian subcontinent. Since striving towards solutions was also key, five distinct and distinguished experts— Dr Ajay Mathur, Amba Jamir, Madhav Gadgil, Mike Pandey, Sunita Narain—from across the sphere of sustainable development have contributed their writing to the book.
The book is undoubtedly an important art historical document, the book serves as a catalogue for the 308 sculptures that are a part of the collections of the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur.
The book features Shoba Deepak Singh’s unerring eye to the world of music. It works closely on the heels of Theatrescapes and Dancescapes.
The book essays the 30 years journey of the visual archivist Shobha Deepak Singh in the theatre after post-Independence. The collection of photographs in the book is a parallel archive to the more academic readings of the theatre with a marvellous documentation of the passions, emotions and spectacle.
The book documents the 30 years passion of documenting dancers and dance productions by Shobha Deepak Singh. She can be called a rare active voice in the archiving of dance, capturing those essential movements that are ethereal and transient.
This book is a singular and personal attempt at untangling the various strands of the rich food culture and exploring the current state of Indian cuisine. Published by Cambridge University Press.
The book epitomizes how the Beauty in its quintessential sense is innate rather than created. It is to be discovered, rather than ornamented, and possessed rather than sculpted. Saundarya is this half-received and half-perceived phenomenon. The book raises pertinent questions: Do we simply venerate shringara as holy relic of the past? Or will we have the courage to establish a new language of shringara.
The biography traces Hemi Bawa’s life, right from the time she began painting to her works with glass.
A collection of Indian poetry from ancient to contemporary times, Leela is complemented by some extremely refreshing and original photography, graphics and paintings. The book emerges from the celebration of sensuality and desire in the Indian cultural landscape, where eros is a part of everyday life.