Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B. G. Sharma

Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B. G. Sharma

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Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B. G. Sharma by B.G. Sharma, Swami B. V. Tripurari

The art of B.G. Sharma is renowned for its elegance of composition, delicacy of detail, gem-like colors and light-suffused images. Still, the hallmark of his work is its unmistakable aura of deep devotion. In this stunningly produced volume, the artist's mastery and devotion are combined with compelling stories depicting the magical life of Krishna. Excerpts from classics such as the Bhagavat Purana and Gopal Champu accompany 180 paintings, wonderfully illuminated by Swami B.V. Tripurari's poetic and informative narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932771367
Publisher: Palace Publishing Group, LP
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Series: Art of Devotion Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 12.50(w) x 13.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

B.G. Sharma is a recipient of the prestigious National Art Award bestowed by the president of India. He is internationally recognized for his mastery of the traditional styles of Kangra, Kishangarh, and Mughal, as well as for pioneering his own painting style. Sharma has been commissioned to create portraits of heads of state, such as Prime Minister Indira Ghandi and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. He is the recipient of the Independent Publisher’s Award for Prince of Dharma (Mandala, 2003) and a two-time finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award (2002 and 2003). He lives in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

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