Towards Ananda: Rethinking Indian Art and Aesthetics
Focusing on Indian art and aesthetics which emphasize the 'glorious past' of the classical traditions, this title deals with contemporary art and its place in the emerging global art world. It also gives us an overview of Western ideologies and art movements, and their conflict with Eastern perspectives.
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