Most up-to-date appraisal of Indian art across the last 4,500 years, from the early Indus civilization to the late 20th century. Beautifully presented and illustrated, Dehejia also explores the meaning of art in Indian culture.
Written with the charm of a master storyteller and the taste buds of a master chef, this is an ideal gift which conjures up memorable meals in far-flung spots, from Italy to Mississippi via Tehran and Pakistan. Beautifully illustrated with 18 original black and white woodcuts. A Pike in the Basement celebrates the importance of food as an aspect of culture, and the role played by taste and smell in our memories of travelling. Each chapter ends with a mouth-watering recipe.
A beautiful coffee-table book about Sri Lanka's foremost architect. Famous for working with his natural surroundings to create harmonious modern buildings, this book focuses on his life and his major works.