All posts by Stella Kramrisch

Artist, Patron, and Public in India

What function did the artist or craftsman fulfill in society, and in that other invisible part of the universe, which he was able to convey by his work to those around him and to posterity?

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Traditions of the Indian Craftsman

The Indian craftsman conceives of his art not as his own, nor as the accumulated skill of ages, but as originating in the divine skill of Visvakarma and revealed by him.

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