Civilisations catches up with Rama

Civilisations catches up with Rama

The art event of 2018 is the BBCs new series from art historians and academics Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga revisit the the themes and ideas of the worlds Civilisations through its art, architecture, religion and culture through the centuries. the 10 part series spans the globe from Angkor Wat to the Sistine Chapel, Claude Monet to the artisans fo the Mughal Emperors.

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View the Mewar Ramayana online!

View the Mewar Ramayana online!

One of the direct inspirations for my project Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance is discovering the Mewar Miniatures in the exhibition 'The Ramayana Love and Valour in India's Great Epic' - that was nearly 10 years ago, in the summer of 2008. The Library put on display over 200 hand crafted paintings but even that wasn't the complete collection as a small number of these paintings belong to other Gallereis and museum across the world.

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