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- THE PAINTED TOWNS OF SHEKHAWATI - A Ready Reference Guide : A MAPIN GUIDE TO INDIA.
DetailsExotic Destination India.This book is an interesting account of the patrons of Shekhawati, of the painters, their families, of how the murals were executed and of the techniques and styles used.It contains ample illustrations of photographs and sketch maps of towns in the area.This is the first book to provide an insider's guide to this painted world of startling murals.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ilay Cooper. WRITER - PHOTOGRAPHER - ART HISTORIAN - LECTURER - TRAVELLER & TOUR EXPERT IN SOUTH ASIA. Raised and educated in Purbeck, in south England, Ilay Cooper graduated from London University in 1966.Between study, teaching and working in a quarry, he travelled widely in Asia, spending some thirteen years in India, mostly based in Churu, Rajasthan. His initial nine journeys between England and India were over land, by hitchhiking and buses, culminating in a motorcycle journey from Churu to Purbeck in 2000.His research in Shekhawati was funded by quarry work in England and photojournalism in India. After documenting Shekhawatis buildings, he listed those of Diu also for INTACH. These projects were followed by a series of scholarships to study wall paintings in India and Pakistan.He has written many published articles for Indian and British periodicals, five published academic papers and five books. He has also lectured widely on South Asian murals in India, Pakistan and the UK.
SKU Code PRK B 6287 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788172341718 Author Name ILAY COOPER Publisher Name PRAKASH BOOKS