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Gates of the Lord
The Tradition of Krishna Paintings

Edited by Madhuvanti Ghose; With essays by Amit Ambalal, Madhuvanti Ghose, Kalyan Krishna, Tryna Lyons, and Anita B. Shah; and contributions by Emilia Bachrach

The Pushtimarg, a Hindu sect established in India in the fifteenth century, possesses a unique culture—reaching back centuries and still vital today—in which art and devotion are deeply intertwined. This important volume, illustrated with more than one hundred vivid images, offers a new, in-depth look at the Pushtimarg and its rich aesthetic traditions, which are largely unknown outside of South Asia.
Original essays by eminent scholars of Indian art focus on the style of worship, patterns of patronage, and artistic heritage that generated pichvais, large paintings on cloth designed to hang in temples, as well as other paintings for the Pushtimarg. In this expansive study, the authors deftly examine how...

2015   176 pp.  170 color + 19 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300214727  $45.00 sc

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