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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 14. Buddhavanam stupa version of Mendis's painting shown in figure 13. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 15. A reinterpretation of a painted Tara in the Alchi Sumtsek, Buddhavanam stupa. Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 164–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of a prolific Sunni Muslim historian of Ottoman Beirut, Hassan Hallak. Hallak's construction of history is interesting by virtue of his close links to Beirut's Sunni communal power structure. His books, published during a period of crisis and trauma in Beirut's and Lebanon's modern experience, paint Beirut...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 217–226.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and openly. In this essay, I argue that while Hassan and Morqos does not attempt to paint a rosy picture of national unity in Egypt, it nevertheless perpetuates the state's official spin on events by laying the blame on “extremists” on both sides, thus exonerating the government from its responsibilities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Figure 14. Buddhavanam stupa version of Mendis's painting shown in figure 13. Photograph by the author. ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., the Sangitadarpana (“Mirror of Music”) of Harivallabha (ca. 1653). Harivallabha was translating a recent Sanskrit work of the same name: an old-fashioned treatise that nonetheless proved extremely influential in Persian and other Sanskrit works, as well as in miniature painting. This article examines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Asia. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Shahzia Sikander Animation Drawing Painting East India Company References Hanru Hou . “Shahzia Sikander.” In Paradigm Shifts: Walter and McBean Galleries, Exhibitions and Public Programs, San Francisco Art Institute, 2006–2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the indigenous aesthetics of eros and the nāyikā . mollyemma@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Brajbasha Hindi painting nāyikā shringara transculturation Sufism Muslim traditions began to pervade Hindustani cultural life early in the first millennium...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... by Hobsbawm E. Ranger T. , 165 – 210 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1983 . Crill R. Jariwala K. . The Indian Portrait, 1560-1860 . London : National Portrait Gallery , 2010 . Crill Rosemary . Marwar Painting: A History of the Jodphur Style . Mumbai : India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 art history aesthetic theory South Asia contemporary art miniature painting References Foster Hal . “After the White Cube.” London Review of Books 37 , no. 6 ( 2015 ): 25 – 26 . Kapur Geeta . When Was Modernism: Essays...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (80–81). Letters regarding application to the Royal Institute of British Architects, drawings by George Keyt, photo of Anil De Silva and Manike Keyt, unattributed watercolor paintings, and text by Minnette More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 226–229.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a painting, or rather its exhibition in the palatial new house of the Karachi millionaire who had commissioned it. 1 The work of a woman artist who had moved to the new state of Pakistan after India's partition, the painting depicted an elephant in a lush green landscape. A number of intellectuals...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as well), and it has been cited in amateur painting, stamps, and even a recent award-winning telecom adver- tisement directed by Spike Lee.2 The image is iconic, but despite assumptions found scattered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
...,   42 Studies 224 – 651 CE) maintained a monopoly on the in Sogdian from nearby Qocho. A wall paint- the and transport of goods, particularly silk, to Byzan- ing of Manichaean Electi at Qocho identifies South Africa tium, denying access...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 348–355.
Published: 01 August 2022
... ceremony was held for the “king elder” Phuleswari Devi. 3 The installation has been variously acknowledged in several early eighteenth-century Assamese courtly texts—ornamental poems ( kāvya ), prose chronicles ( buranji ), donative inscriptions, manuscript paintings, and coins. These texts, apart from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 3–19.
Published: 01 August 2002
... on Indian preferred the night for listening to the petitions of the miniature painting, especially in the western kingdoms.69 Ira- needy.58 nian poets, painters, and craftsmen migrated to India in ever- His representative remained all day on the seat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 122–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the natural cactus fiber that appears so often in your work. It looks uncannily like Edvard Munch's 1893 painting The Scream and you have titled it Patient Scream , with the word patient having the double meaning in Arabic of “patience” and “cactus.” The third, which appears on the cover of this first...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of this painting of Aurangzeb will come as no surprise. One of Busch's many contributions to the study of early modern South Asia is the scholarly attention she drew to Bhasha (Old Hindi) literature that was composed in Mughal contexts. 2 In her seminal monograph Poetry of Kings , Busch meticulously examined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 463–478.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Chinesefrom texts Translations author’s. the are texts Pahlavi Translations from kent; Samarkand; Varakhsha, near Bukhara; and Shahristan. quest, and, more spectacularly, largeanumbervery from fourof paintings mural sites: Panj- of Panjikenttheking found on Mount Mugh con- fromthe periodandof...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 673–679.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and pro- in the “neuter” figures depicted in much paint- duced and directed by Ardeshir Irani, the owner ing before the later Qajar period — embodi- of Imperial Film. At first, Sepanta had been un- ments of how the “beloved” was described in able...