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Kalatattvakosa: A Lexicon of Fundamental Concepts of the Indian Arts (Volume V)

R C Sharma (Editor)
Synopsis Kalatattvakosa series has endeavoured to evolve an important modern device to grasp the essential thought and knowledge system of the Indian tradition. Through an in-depth investigation into the primary sources of various disciplines, the series aims at facilitating the reader to comprehend the interlocking of different disciplines. The present volume is the manifestation of the vicaragni (fire of thoughts), kindled by the earlier seers and continued by later thinkers, that highlights a number of visual art forms. The study reveals a vast and interesting scope for further studies in the subject. The volume deals with ten articles: rekha, akara-akrti, rupa-pratirupa, sakalanishkala, arca, murti, pratima-pratikrti, vigraha, bandha-prabandha and prasada.
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About the author

R C Sharma

Prof. R.C. Sharma headed important Museums of the country like Government Museum, Mathura; State Museum, Lucknow; Indian Museum,, Kolkata and finally, the Natioinal Museum, New Delhi as the Director-General and Vice-Chancellor, National Museum Institute. He also served the Banaras Hindu University as the Director, Bharat Kala Bhavan and Professor of Indian art and Museology. Presently, he is the Honorary Director / Acharya of Jnana-Pravaha – Centre for Cultural Studies, Varanasi. Beside authoring several books and editing journals and bulletins in the field of Early Indian Art, he has contributed a large number of papers published in the journals in India and abroad.

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Title Kalatattvakosa: A Lexicon of Fundamental Concepts of the Indian Arts (Volume V)
Author R C Sharma
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed..
Language: English
isbn 8120819179
length xxxii+475p., Figures; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index; 25cm.