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Rohit Goel
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Indian Aesthetics
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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
E-mail: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com, info@jp-india.org
Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
Landmark: We are next to Cathedral Middle School, in the lane opposite J.B.Petit School.

 

 
 

Index, Icon, Architecture: A Conversation on India's Temples

6 Mar '17 6.30 pm
 
 

In this talk, we will examine the practice and symbolism of South Asian architecture, with case studies of how to build and how to make buildings meaningful.

Please note that registrations via email are required for this free lecture. Kindly email us at info@jp-india.org.

 
 
 

Michael Meister

Michael William Meister is a world renowned art historian, archaeologist and architectural historian. He is the W. Norman Brown Professor in South Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on temple architecture, the morphology of meaning, and other aspects of the history of art and architecture of the Indian sub-continent. He completed his Ph.D. in Fine Arts from Harvard University in 1974. His extensive publications include books, book reviews, editorials, articles, etc,. He is the author of 'Temples of the Indus: Studies in the Hindu Architecture of Ancient Pakistan' (2010), and has co-authored with Lawrence A. Babb and John E. Cort 'Desert Temples: Sacred Centers of Rajasthan in Historical, Art-Historical, and Social Contexts' (2008).

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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