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Art and Empire

Jeffrey Auerbach

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0036
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The first works of art concerning the British Empire were probably produced by John White. However, the study of the art of the British Empire did not begin to develop until the mid-19th century. The ... More


Early Indian Art Reconsidered

Frederick M. Asher

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

By the early 1920s, the chronology of early Indian art had been essentially established. This chronology, based on monuments assumed to be dated by inscription, has been widely accepted since then ... More


India, 1858 to the 1930s

Tapan Raychaudhuri

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The concerns, methods, and findings of Indian historiography for the period of direct rule by Crown-in-Parliament experienced fundamental changes after the Second World War, though there are marked ... More


Nineveh, Amarna, Kyoto: Gill, Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, and the Direct Carving Revolution

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that the key technical innovation of Modernist sculpture—the switch from clay modelling to direct carving in stone —was prompted by the desire of London sculptors such as Epstein, ... More


The artist as migrant worker

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 3 addresses an issue directly related to the institutional transformation of the art world explored in Chapter 2, namely how globalisation and migration have also changed the role and work of ... More


Greeks and the Art of India

Richard Stoneman

in The Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691154039
eISBN:
9780691185385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154039.003.0016
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter considers the influence of Greek techniques on Indian art. When European scholarship moved beyond seeing Indian sculptures as “monsters” and began to discern the historical trajectory of ... More


The Story of Modern Indian Art

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Modern Indian art can trace its origins to pre-Independence India, which was when Western influences had started making an impact on Indian art. In the course of her interview, Geeta Kapur discusses ... More


An Indian in Paris: Cosmopolitan Aesthetics in Colonial India

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the question of authenticity concerning Indian aesthetics during the colonial period, with particular emphasis on some of the complex ways in which race and aesthetics ... More


Hegel’s India Writings: Art, Religion, and Philosophy

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel examines instances of Indian Art, Religion, and Philosophy and avers that they are based on pantheistic, pictorial, representative understanding, and not adequately speculative or conceptual. ... More


The City as the Invitation to an Antique Death: Pramathesh Chandra Barua and the Origins of the Terribly Effeminate, Maudlin, Self-destructive Heroes of Indian Cinema

Ashis Nandy

in An Ambiguous Journey to the City: The Village and Othe Odd Ruins of the Self in the Indian Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683974
eISBN:
9780199081448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683974.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the life and work of actor–director Pramathesh Chandra Barua (1903–51), the person who most dramatically symbolized the capacity of the new forms of popular culture to express ... More


The Plato of Allahabad: A. C. Mukerji’s Contributions to Indian and to World Philosophy*

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Anukul Chandra Mukerji’s contributions to both Indian and world philosophy. It first considers Daya Krishna’s claim that there was no Indian philosophy in Anglophone ... More


Conclusion

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

After deep and wide-ranging study and extensive writing, Hegel’s conclusions regarding the beauty of Indian art, the sublimity of Indian religion, and the complexity and significance of Indian ... More


Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

In his writings on India, Hegel characterized Indian thought as “fantastic,” “subjective,” “wild,” “dreamy,” “frenzied,” “absurd,” and “repetitive.” If Indian art, religion, and philosophy were so ... More


A. K. Coomaraswamy, “Art and Swadeshi” (1910)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an excerpt from Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy's 1910 essay, “Art and Swadeshi,” which forms a bridge between the thought about national identity and aesthetic theory by inquiring ... More


Symbolic Art: The Distant Divine

Lydia L. Moland

in Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Symbolic art is the first of Hegel’s particular art forms. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Hegel conceptualized symbolic art as its own aesthetic sphere, distinct from classical and romantic art. ... More


Art Experience 2

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an excerpt from Mysore Hiriyanna's 1954 book, Art Experience, in which he examines the Rasa theory of Indian art and its conception of the aim of art. Although the Rasa theory ... More


K. C. Bhattacharyya, “The Concept of Rasa” (1930)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an excerpt from Krishna Chandra Bhattacharyya’s 1930 essay, “The Concept of Rasa,” in which he provides a very nonclassical analysis of the classical Indian aesthetic construct ... More


Hegel’s Indological Sources and the Standard Interpretation

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel’s writings illustrate the spread of Indological studies in Germany and elsewhere, especially the influence of Bhagavad-Gita and reliance on translations of Colebrooke, Wilkins and Schlegel. His ... More


Lectures on the Philosophy of Fine Art

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

In this chapter Hegel interrogates what constitutes the beautiful in Indian art, and suggests that it delves in the symbolic, or the fantastic, namely, products of sublime imagination— which forms ... More


God's Body, or, the Lingam made Flesh: Conflicts Over the Representation of Shiva 1

Wendy Doniger

in On Hinduism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199360079
eISBN:
9780199377923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360079.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the concept of lingam in Hinduism and its association with the Hindu god Shiva. It begins with a discussion of the history of the usages of the word lingam in ancient texts and ... More


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