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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 (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 (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
... characteristic of South Asian paintings about love in the later Mughal period. 41 Repeated, ever more profound encounters with Chanda work a spell, propelling the story forward. First, as we saw, there was the composition of Chanda's failed marriage, which had her framed by an upstairs window, gorgeous...
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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 (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the Sikh popular pictorial compositions of the imperial and cavalry, which remained relatively more important regional ateliers. than infantry almost a century after the onset of This article attempts to address the relation- the “infantry revolution.”8 Problems of securing ship of painting...
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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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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
... . Gitagovinda in the Assam School of Painting . Guwahati, India : Publication Board, Assam , 1986 . Panda Shishir Kumar . “ Royal Visitors from Assam to Srikshetra (Puri): A Study on Royal Letter (Chhamu Chitau) Diplomacy of the Gajapati Kings of Odisha .” Proceedings of the Indian History Congress...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 3–19.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., deciding suits, arranging the affairs of the Empire, throughout India by Iranian and Ottoman manuscripts whose and trying to render his subjects happy He generally importation has been traced from their effect on Indian preferred the night for listening to the petitions of the miniature painting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 122–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the heavy loss and sadness but also a sense of victory. We were implementing his will to return! I tried to express my feelings about this experience through a couple of watercolor paintings later. In the painting that led to our meeting in New York and my getting to know the whole family, I tried to paint...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
...-century portrait of the sixth Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (r. 1658–1707) on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 1 For those familiar with Busch's scholarship, her appreciation of this painting of Aurangzeb will come as no surprise. One of Busch's many contributions to the study...
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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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 603–619.
Published: 01 December 2022
... (though this might encase what scholars have called Puran Singh's ecstatic creativity). 5 Considered the first modern Muslim artist from South Asia, Chughtai (1897–1975) sought to distinguish himself from the renowned Bengal School of painting, which, though open to multiple influences, had a sectarian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 338–339.
Published: 01 August 2006
... The Women in Iran from the Rise of Rise the inIran from Women Wall Paintings in Qajar IraninQajar Wall Paintings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 334–340.
Published: 01 August 2022
... .” International Journal of Jaina Studies (online) 11 , no. 4 ( 2015 ): 1 – 22 . Dasgupta Shashibhushan . Obscure Religious Cults . Calcutta : Firma KLM , 1946 . Diamond Debra . “ The Politics and Aesthetics of Citation: Nath Painting in Jodhpur, 1803–1843 .” PhD diss., Columbia...