Thursday, October 27, 2011

New at ARTStor

Collections relating to antiquity recently announced on the ARTstor blog 
Now available: More art and architecture from the American Institute of Indian Studies

Dasavatara temple; South jangha, rathikabimba, detail, ca 500-525 CE | Deogarh, Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, India | Image and original data provided by American Institute of Indian Studies
ARTstor has launched 28,142 images of art and architecture in India from The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) in the Digital Library. More than 50,000 images are now available documenting a range of visual traditions from South Asian art, including stone, metal, and terracotta sculpture, numismatics, painting, manuscripts and miniature paintings, as well as Buddhist, Jain, Hindu, and Islamic architecture from all over India. These images have been selected from the AIIS Photo Archive, which is housed in the Center for Art and Archaeology in Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
Founded in 1961, the American Institute of Indian Studies is a consortium of universities and colleges in the United States through which scholars actively engage in teaching and research about India. More than 6,000 scholars and creative artists have received fellowship and research support from AIIS, resulting in thousands of books and articles in disciplines ranging from anthropology to zoology.

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