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Sun and Moon

Various Artists

Part of everyday life, yet rich in symbolic meaning, renderings of the sun and the moon are present in all folk and tribal art traditions of India. They are always in relationship with each other. Agrarian societies keep track of time by referring to markers in the seasonal variations of the sun, moon, and the planets. Over the course of time, they have also woven wonderful stories and myths around them. Here, for the first time, is a collection of unusual stories and exquisite art from some of the finest living artists, on this most universal of themes.

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Weight 450.0 g
Dimensions 282 × 255 mm
ISBN

978-93-83145-44-7

Pages

28

Printing

Silkscreen-printed on paper recycled from cotton waste

Binding

Hardcover

Various Artists

Various Artists

Artists featured in this book include several award-winners of extraordinary talent, including Bhajju Shyam, Ramsingh Urveti , Durga Bai, Rambharos Jha, Dulari Devi, Sunita and Jagdish Chitara. Many of these artists have exhibited in India and abroad, being featured in exhibitions of indigenous and folk art from India.

Catriona Maciver

Catriona Maciver

Catriona Maciver is a multidisciplinary designer from Scotland. After graduating in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martin’s College in London, she travelled to India to explore traditional artisanal craft and culture. It was this interest that led her to work for Tara Books in 2013. Catriona continues to work on book projects with Tara, while also running her own studio in South India. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.