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General Resources for Indian Art
Art Forms of India (brief articles on painting sculpture, temple architecture- includes dance, theatre, cinema)(indiansaga.info)
Indian Sculpture (brief description of Hindu and Buddhist sculptures)(AsianInfo.org)
Timeline of Indian Art  (Kamat's Potpourri)
Art of India  (related links to various aspects of Indian art)
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Indus Valley Civilization
The Ancient Indus Valley Civilization  (essay on Indus Valley civilization, includes bibliography)(Michael Smith)
 (comprehensive site on Indus valley civilization with great images and latest info on the excavations and controversies(real audio version available)(Harappa 1995-2001)
The Indus Script (a detailed analysis of Indus script- 20 page interview with the historian, Iravatham Mahadevan) (Harappa 1998)
Indus Valley sculptures (brief essay)(indiansaga.info)
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Bibiliography of Books on Indian Art
Books on Art History (comprehensive annotated catalogue of books on Indian art) (vedamsbooks.com)
Bibliography of Indian Art (brief list of books on Indian art with one line description for each book) (Michael D. Gunther) (www.art-and-archaeology.com)
DSAL: Digital South Asia Library (provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia) (dsal.uchicago.edu)
The Shiva Gallery (brief list of books on paintings, sculptures and iconography of Hindu god Shiva) (Melody N., Caitlin O., Kelly P.)
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Bharut and Sanchi
Buddhist Art in India (brief info on bharut and sanchi and early phases of Indian art)(Radha Bannerjee) (IGNCA)
Bharut Stupa Railings (images of Bharut, also has basic info on indian architecture: Buddhist, Jain, Hindu and Islamic) (stolaf.edu)
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Mathura and Gandhara Art
Greco-Buddhist Art (Gandharan art works with text)(Wikipedia.org)
Yagihashi Tsukasa (Tohoku university of art and design in Japan) Investigation of Early Mathura Buddhism Sculpture  (explains Yagihashi's theory of "The Shape of Flower" in Mathura Buddhist scupltures)
P.C. Jain (exoticindia.com) Evolution of the Buddha Image (interesting article on the origin of the image of Buddha)
Art Education- Gandhara (images and text from Gandhara)(Arts Indian Atelier)
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Art of the Gupta Period
The Age of Guptas and After  (brief history of the Gupta Period. Has links to Vedic, Aryan and Mauryan age and a glossary of Indian terms and concepts) (Richard Hooker)
Gupta Dynasty, Golden Age of Guptas (short essay on the Gupta period with emphasis on the Gupta coins)(Nupam Mahajan)(unc.edu)
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Islamic Art
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Rajasthani Miniature Paintings
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Mughal Art
Akbar
The Synthesis of European and Mughal Art in the Emperor Akbarís Khamsa of Nizami (explores the relationship between European and Mughal art) (Gregory Minissale)
Jahangir
Shah Jahan
Mughal Miniature Paintings
Mughal School of Art (Nitin Kumar) (exoticindia.com)
Miniature Painting under Shash Jahan (indiancanvas.com)
Mughal Architecture
Taj Mahal
Architecture of the Taj [Show]
The Taj Controversy [Show]
Mughal Gardens
Mughal History
General Resources
Mughal Art and Architecture  (overview of Mughal art under Humayun, Akbar, Shah Jahan and decline under Aurangzeb) (Columbia University Press)
Birds and Animals in Indian Art - The Mughal Artist as a Naturalist ( explores the memoirs Of Jahangir, commonly known as Tuzuk-I-Jahangiri)( Nitin Kumar) (exoticindia.com)
The Legacy of Islamic Empires and their Arts (comprehensive info on the rise and fall of Mughal empire and art)(Khalid Mubireek) (Islamic Arts and Architecture Organization)
The Rise and Fall of the Mughals  (South Asian History) (Shishir Thadani)
Bibliography
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Company Paintings
Company Paintings  (info on vaious aspects of Comapny Paintings that "were created by Indian artists employed by members of the British East India Company") (Sarah Paul)
Company School Painting in South India   (essay on Company paintings with images) (Shankar Natarajan)
Innovative Mica Paintings of 19th Century India  (Pran Nevile)
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Modern and Contemproray art of India
M.F. Hussain
Saraswati painting controversy
Censorship Myths and Imagined Harms  (essay on religion, policitcs and art in contemporary India. discusses Hussain- Saraswati contovery) (Shohini Ghosh)
Vandals at large (news snippet reporting the "damaging of M.F. Hussainís painting of Goddess Durga at a public gallery in Surat")( The Tribune,Chandigarh, India)
M. F. Hussain to face trial  (news snippet about the contoversy) (witsindia.com)
Leave Husain alone (essay on relationship between artistic license and Hussain's contoversial image of the goddess) (The Free Press Journal)
Issues and Debates in India: Sexuality Comparive Reality and History (essay on sexuality with discussion on Hussain controversy)(Alok Srivastava and Jashodhara Dasgupta)
M F Husain absolved  (news snippet on the contoversy and the leagl actions)(The Peninsula)
Films by Hussain
Gajagamini [Show]
Meenaxi - Tale of 3 Cities [Show]
M.F. Hussian (profile and paintings of the artits, includes info on Progressive Artists' Group) (Sourendu Gupta)
M.F. Husain  (artist's profile) (indianest.com)
Indian Modern Art (essays on company paintings, Bengal School and the Progressive Group) (Arts Indian Atelier)
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Mauryan Period
Mauryan Empire (brief history of Mauryas)(metmuseum.org)
The Mauryan Empire (links to Buddhism, Asoka and Mauryan sculpture) (Kamat's Potpourri)
The Life Of Ashoka Mauryan (brief info on the life, history and legacy of Ashoka)(Kevin, California State University, Chico)
The Kingdom of Magadh (info on Ashokan edicts, also has links to Gupta period)(The Asylum of Sarabhanga)
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Vedic Period
David Frawley (http://www.vedanet.com/) The Myth of the Aryan Invasion (critical essay that questions the belief "the Vedic culture was that of primitive nomads from Central Asia") (Akhand Bharat)


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