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Impressions of Rajasthan
Impressions of Rajasthan

Impressions of Rajasthan

by Carisse Busquet

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208011171X - Year: 2006 - Pages: 194



Carisse Busquet

Author: Carisse Busquet
Gerard Busquet/
Photographer(s): Bruno Morandi
Publisher: Flammarion
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 194
ISBN/UPC (if available): 208011171X


Rajasthan is India's tradition-rich northwest royal province, home of maharajas, of imposing forts and grand palaces, and 3,000 year-old settlements. So it is also a land rich in street color, popular pageantry and a unique ethnic design language. Impressions of Rajasthan takes photography lovers across one of the most inspirational regions on the Indian subcontinent, offering a unique look at the painted imagination of India with murals of pure pattern, mandalic abstractions and figurative story-panels. It is a rich, distinct decorative tradition-often as humorous as it is pious-woven into everyday visual life.

Morandi's camera also masterfully captures the everyday lifestyle of contemporary Rajasthan, in particular, Rajasthani women who are the carriers of this pattern language tradition: chatting in small groups, buying fruit at the market, and painting their homes with murals in which religion, history, and politics are described in a brushstroke.

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