Excerpts from a series of films Benoy Behl made in 2005 on the subject of The Paintings of India. In this second playlist I feature the documentaries on miniature paintings.
Excerpts from a series of films Benoy Behl made in 2005 on the subject of The Paintings of India. In this first playlist I feature the documentaries on sacred art.
Two short documentaries giving an overview of Hindu and Buddhist art in India, made by the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, which is one of the largest museums of Asian Art in the world.
A very interesting talk given as part of the Aspects of Angkor series which traces the introduction of bronze work in SE Asia, and also the technologies that are involved in the work.
A presentation by Oliver Cunin on Banteay Chhmar, a Mahayana Temple, which is the largest of the Angkorian sites outside of the main complex itself.
A very good overview of the development of Khmer architecture and statuary given by Helen Jessup as part of the Aspects of Angkor series of lectures at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington
The sixth episode in this series looks at the way photography has been commodified, just like modern art in general has.
This week’s episode looks at the way photographers found their own terrain on the streets of the cities, the highways and beaches of the post-war world.
The second documentary in this BBC series examines the various movements that arose in photography in the first half of the 20th century by focusing on some of the representative workers in the field.