Forms of Devotion : The Spiritual in Indian Art (Volume I & II)

Paper Type: 150 gsm Art paper (matt) | Size: 279 mm x 216 mm
All colour; 858 photographs; 1136 pages; Hardback
ISBN-10: 9383098821 | ISBN-13: 978-93-83098-82-8

 9995 |  300 |  175

Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art documents a substantive collection of Indian art in the spiritual genre and held in the Museum of Sacred Art. The publication explores an inclusive spectrum of contemporary Indian creativity - classical inspired, tribal, folk and popular arts, reflective of the rootedness and innovation within traditions, as well as new media work in varied manifestations and genres. It features several especially commissioned works and seminal essays by Indian and international experts framed within the context of the history, philosophy and ideology of the culture, the art stems from.


Sushma K. Bahl
Sushma K. Bahl

Sushma K. Bahl, MBE, is the author of 5000 Years of Indian Art and former head of Arts & Cultur for the British Council India. She is also an independent arts adviser, writer and curator and organizes festivals and cultural projects internationally. Sushma was involved with the Triennale-India (guest director), Bharat Rang Mahotsav (project consultant), Asian Art Biennale-Bangladesh (jury member) and ASEAN-India artists’ residency & exhibition (curator). The art exhibition Ways of Seeing she curated won the IHC Art India Award.