New Insights into Sikh Art
This book seeks out fascinating and important aspects of Sikh art and heritage that have not often been studied before. Beginning with an essay that explains theologicaI developments within Sikhism, the book moves on to study the building projects commissioned by the saintly Guru Arjan and his warrior son Guru Hargobind. Another important paper studies a range of manuscripts of the Adi Granth; two essays deal with the courtly arts, the focus being painting at Patiala. Finally, the book looks towards the present and the future with essays on images of and by Sikhs in photography, early-modern art, and the Khalsa Heritage Complex at Anandpur Sahib.Kavita Singh is Associate Professor at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Apart from Sikh art, her research interests include the history of museums in India, and Indian painting.
INTRODUCTION Rosie Llewellyn-Jones Off the Tourist Trail: The “Unknown” Lucknow Rosie Llewellyn-JonesLucknow Food, Streets, and Bazaars Mukul Mangalik Arts andCrafts: Lucknow’s Living TraditionSudipta Dev A Journey through Lucknow’s School and CollegesIan Shepherd Building on Past Traditions: The Victorian, Edwardian, and Modernist Architecture of LucknowChristopher W. LondonLucknow’s Imambaras and KarbalasNeeta Das The Exploration of Nawabi Culture by European Collectors in 18th-century LucknowLucian Harris Painting at Lucknow 1775–1850J.P. Losty“A Silent Eloquence”: Photography in 19th-century LucknowSophie Gordon