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Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure Paperback – May 28, 2003

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About the Author

Pratapaditya Pal is Visiting Curator of India, Himalayan, and Southwest Asian Art at The Art Institute of Chicago and former Senior Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He is the author or coauthor of over fifty books, monographs, and exhibition catalogs. Amy Heller has been a member of a research team of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris since 1986. Her publications include Tibetan Art (1999).
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 308 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (May 28, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520239008
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520239005
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 1 x 12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,638,446 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Compiled and organized by Pratapaditya Pal, Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure is a stunning artbook quality collection of sculptures, illuminated pages, pigment on cotton artworks, and more -- all skillfully crafted across centuries of Himalayan history. Full-color photography and an extensive, scholarly text filled the pages of Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure with history, anecdotes, and insights to create a seminal and impressive work which is very highly recommended for Art History collections and enthusiasts.
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A very beautiful presentation with excellent photographs and very detailed, interesting and instructive write-ups.
I thoroughly enjoyed the lecture and study of this catalogue
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This volume is a welcome addition to our library. It is beautifully illustrated and the commentaries are very instructive.
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