A COLOURFUL PERSPECTIVE: INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS IN THE GAYER-ANDERSON COLLECTION AT THE NGA – TAASA Review March 2019
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This article was originally found in the March 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 1, Page 10).
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Andrea Wise I ndian miniature paintings overflow with epic tales, stories of princes, gods and demons, reflecting the wealth of Indian art, culture and religion.
Technically their construction – the pigments and papers used – has an equally rich tradition, exploiting an intense palette highlighted with precious metals and jewels.
While style and subject matter can vary tremendously, their material nature changes very little across regions and from century to century...