Sikh Art: From the Kapany Collection Hardcover


ThIs volume brings together leading scholars of Sikhism and of Sikh art to assess and interpret the remarkable art resource known as the Kapany Collection, using it to introduce to a broad public the culture, history, and ethos of the Sikhs. Fifteen renowned scholars contributed essays describing the passion and vision of Narinder Kapany and Satinder Kapany in assembling this unparalleled assemblage of great Sikh art, some of which has been displayed in exhibitions around the globe. The Kapanys’ legacy of philanthropic work includes establishing the Sikh Foundation (now celebrating its 50th year) and university endowments for Sikh studies. Through this profusely illustrated book’s chapters, scholars examine the full range of Sikh artistic expression and of Sikh history and cultural life, using artworks from the Kapany Collection.

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Author : Paul Michael Taylor (Author), Sonia Dhami (Author)
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Roli Books (9 April 2021); Roli Books (Roli Books 2021)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 8194969123
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8194969129
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2 kg 30 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 23.04 x 3.38 x 30.81 cm