NEW SOUTH WALES – TAASA Review September 2009
Garden and cosmos: The royal paintings of Jodhpur The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 29 October 2009 26 January 2010 In a coup for the AGNSW, visitors will be given a rare chance to see paintings from the internationally renowned royal collection of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur. During the 17th to 19th centuries, the region of Jodhpur in modern-day Rajasthan produced paintings that brought together traditional Rajasthani styles with styles developed in the Mughal imperial court.
Paintings range from miniatures to monumental artworks depicting the palaces, wives and families of the Jodhpur rulers.
Later works depict epic narratives and demonstrate the devotion of Maharaja Man Singh to an esoteric yogic tradition. Events associated with the exhibition: 29 November 6-9 pm: Performances by renowned Indian artists, Dr Natesan Ramani, playing the South Indian flute and Majiri Kelkar, a vocalist...