The history of art schools in India can be traced back to the British era, as many of these schools were established by the British almost 170 years ago. In the second half of the 19th century, the British administration established art schools in the presidency capitals of Madras, Calcutta, and…
S.L. Parasher. Source: http://www.thesundayindian.com/en/story/partition-pangs-etched-forever/23/47924/
S.L. Parasher (b. 1904, Gujranwalan, West Punjab, present-day Pakistan; d. 1990, New Delhi) is an artist well-known for his versatility. He completed his Masters degree in English Literature…
This module discusses the emergence of the Government School of Art and Craft, Shimla, under the leadership of one of the most versatile artists, Sardari Lal Parasher.
Due to the Partition of India, Lahore—the nucleus of artistic and cultural activities in Punjab and the founding place of the…
Chandramolle Modgil: How significant is wood, as a raw material, in Himalayan Buddhist structures?
Laxman S. Thakur: Whether in Buddhist or brahmanical structures, wood has been very used prominently. In Himachal, there is archaeological evidence of wood right from the first century CE, when some…
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A wooden temple is a subtle reproduction of a deodar tree in form and spirit. If nature has bestowed deodar tree to conceptualize a temple, the man has contributed his artistic talent, ingenuity and skill to make it beautiful. Thus, a wooden temple identifies itself with the divine wood, not only…