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Volume 65 Number 3, March 2014

Volume 65 Number 3

Editorial Note

Perspectives
The Painting of Charles Rollier: The Influence of Indian Culture on a European Artist
Erberto Lo Bue

The Hermetic Nomadology of Jehangir Sabavala: National and Diasporic Strategies of Homecoming
Debashish Banerji

The China Feeling: Experiments with Clay in the Middle Country
Anjani Khanna

Photo Essay
An Early Photographer in Ladakh – Rupert Wilmot
Roger Bates

Discovery
Badge of Honour, Men of Valour: The Sherpas of Darjeeling
Meher Marfatia

Focus
Restoration of the Gomti Riverfront in Lucknow: Claude Martin’s Legacy
Amita Sinha

Ancillaries
An Emerging Model in Auction House Sales: Footsteps of the Buddha
Siddhartha V. Shah

Book Reviews
Ambarnath Shivalaya, by Kumud Kanitkar –
Indira S. Aiyar

Christian Themes in Indian Art, by Anand Amaladass SJ & Gudrun Lowner –
Savia Viegas

Dhaka alias Jahangirnagar: 400 Years, by Enamul Haque –
Mustansir Dalvi

Books Received

Contributors

Thematic Ad-portfolio: Mapping Old Town Leh: Archival Studies and Contemporary Responses
Ahmed, Monisha
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, 3 unnumbered + pp. 1–9

This article is about an exhibition held by the Ladakh Arts and Media Organization (LAMO) between June and September 2013, bringing together their research and documentation of the history of Old Town Leh which was once a thriving neighbourhood but has over the years fallen into decay.

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Editorial Note
Ahmed, Monisha
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 12–13

Monisha Ahmed writes about ongoing art fairs and events, and about the current issue that looks at Dandi March sculptures, a living ceramics museum in China, and The Sherpa Project.

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The Painting of Charles Rollier: The Influence of Indian Culture on a European Artist
Bue, Erberto Lo
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 14-27

Erberto Lo Bue traces the development of artist Charles Rollier’s interest in Hinduism and Buddhist Asia, and their influence on his painting.

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The Hermetic Nomadology of Jehangir Sabavala: National and Diasporic Strategies of Homecoming
Banerji, Debashish
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 28-41

Debashish Banerji attempts to uncover the national and international legacies of artist Jehangir Sabavala.

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The China Feeling: Experiments with Clay in the Middle Country
Khanna, Anjani
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 42-55

Anjani Khanna writes about a unique artists' residency programme at FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum in China.

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An Early Photographer in Ladakh – Rupert Wilmot
Bates, Roger
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 56-65

Roger Bates presents photographs of Ladakh taken by his uncle, Rupert Wilmot, in 1931 and 1934.

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Badge of Honour, Men of Valour: The Sherpas of Darjeeling
Marfatia, Meher
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 66-77

Meher Marfatia writes about Sherpa porters and the holders of the legendary “Tiger Badge”.

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Restoration of the Gomti Riverfront in Lucknow: Claude Martin's Legacy
Sinha, Amita
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 78-87

Amita Sinha writes about the architectural legacy left behind in Lucknow by 18th-century French adventurer Claude Martin.

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An Emerging Model in Auction House Sales: Footsteps of the Buddha
Shah, Siddhartha V.
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 88-93

Siddhartha V. Shah examines the shift from public auctions to private selling exhibition models, and what this means for Indian art.

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Book Reviews
Vol. 65 No. 3, March 2014, pp. 94–100

Ambarnath Shivalaya by Kumud Kanitkar, reviewed by Indira S. Aiyar; Christian Themes in Indian Art by Anand Amaladass SJ and Gudrun Loewner, reviewed by Savia Viegas; Dhaka alias Jahangirnagar: 400 Years by Enamul Haque, reviewed by Mustansir Dalvi.

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