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.
It provides a bird’s eye view of the dynamic multi vocal shifting canvas of contemporary Indian art practice. The Collector’s hand book becomes a virtual Bible for those who are entering the frame and domain of contemporary Indian art practice.
The Quest for Love relooks at the iconic text of Indian Erotic Art.
The book celebrates the sensitivities of the 21st century woman through the gaze of a woman. Unlike most translations and interpretations of the Kama Sutra which have been authored by men and naturally, therefore, adopt a male bias, this crosses the boundaries of the classical treatise on the aphorisms of love, transposing its context to the modern day.
It has been illustrated from museums across the world, and is a rich and stunning portrayal of the most precious treasures of Indian art.
The book dares to challenge, question, muse over, analyse and compel you to stretch the frontiers of your mind towards the hard-hitting reality of gender expression. Thoroughly researched and appropriately illustrated, it propels you through the uncharted territory of the ‘different’.
The book features the boldness and unambiguity that persists in the Indian sexuality. It documents the sculptures that adorn the walls of the temples with sensual details of men and women in the motions of love. It’s a representation of love as a divine union.
It describes the subject in a myriad ways. Erotica finally found the focus it deserved in this book. It also studies the erotic visual imagery from ancient India to the contemporary representations currents of globalisation, and the impact of Western art on the modern artist.