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Dalit art and visual imagery

Author: Gary Michael Tartakov
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the use of visuals and accompanying explanatory texts, this volume investigates the representation of Dalit identities in Buddhist imagery, Hindu temples and traditional caste system, popular  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Michael Tartakov
ISBN: 9780198079361 0198079362
OCLC Number: 852215656
Description: xxiv- 296 p. [8] p. de pl. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: FOREWORD ; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; INTRODUCTION ; 1. ART AND IDENTITY: THE RISE OF A NEW BUDDHIST IMAGERY BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 2. THE HINDU TEMPLE AS THE REPRESENTATION AND INSTRUMENT OF CASTE IN TRADITIONAL INDIA BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 3. NEW PATHS TO SANCHI BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 4. THE POLITICS OF POPULAR ART: MAHARASHTRA BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 5. LEARNING THE USE OF SYMBOLIC MEANS: DALITS, AMBEDKAR STATUES AND THE STATE IN UTTAR PRADESH BY NICOLAS JAOUL ; 6. THE NAVAYANA CREATION OF THE BUDDHA IMAGE BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 7. NAVAYANA BUDDHISTS ON THE PUBLIC STAGE BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 8. AMBEDKAR JAYANTI, HIERARCHY AND THE DARSHAN EFFECT BY OWEN M. LYNCH ; 9. MITHILA PAINTING: THE DALIT INTERVENTION BY DAVID L. SZANTON ; 10. DALIT PAINTING SEEN FROM THE OUTSIDE BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 11. THE DALIT ICONOGRAPHY OF AN EXPRESSIONIST IMAGINATION BY SAURABH DUBE ; 12. DALITS, ART AND THE IMAGERY OF EVERYDAY LIFE BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; 13. SISTER MYSORE SEEKS THE CANON BY GARY MICHAEL TARTAKOV ; NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Michael Tartakov.
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Dalit art finally, but more color

by uvalibrary (WorldCat user published 2013-11-14) Very Good Permalink

Finally a very good review and discussion of many aspects of dalit art.  The one 'flaw' was the very few pages of color plates in the middle.  It would have been so much more interesting and informative to have had color images, for example, for David Szanton's essay on Mithila Painting...
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