SSSS: Snake Art & Allegory

SSSS: Snake Art & Allegory

by Gita Wolf, Ianna Andreadis
     
 

An unusual combination of art and allegory, this stunning hand-printed book invokes the fascinating world of Indian snake mythology. These evocative fables about real and imagined serpents show the snake to be as much a creature of the human mind and imagination, as it is of earth and water.

A handsome museum edition, SSSS: Snake Art & Allegory has

Overview

An unusual combination of art and allegory, this stunning hand-printed book invokes the fascinating world of Indian snake mythology. These evocative fables about real and imagined serpents show the snake to be as much a creature of the human mind and imagination, as it is of earth and water.

A handsome museum edition, SSSS: Snake Art & Allegory has been co-published with the Musee Du Quai Branly, France.

Greek artist Ianna Andreadis’ bold, flowing lines counterpoint the rich, teeming world of Hindu and Buddhist snake lore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788190675666
Publisher:
Tara Books
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Gita Wolf has written more than seventeen books for children and adults. A highly original and creative voice in contemporary Indian publishing, she has pursued her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book and its status as a revered cultural object. Many of her children's books have won major international awards. Greece-born Ianna Andreadis is an artist who lives and works in Paris. Passionately interested in nature, her photo and art books for children have won several international awards.

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