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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Thoughts on George Lucas's Museum of Narrative art and its Opportunities.

Thoughts on George Lucas's Museum of Narrative art and its Opportunities.

So the announcement of George Lucas's Museum of Narrative Art comes at an interesting time for me as I reach half way in completing it in this form. There are lots of Galleries (particularly those that exhibit work before 1950) around the world that show narrative paintings of the birth and death saviours , sweeping history paintings of action and bravery and portraits of kings and folk heroes (as well as the rich and influential).

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