Author:D. Fairchild Ruggles (Ed.)


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Woman's Eye, Woman's Hand: Making Art and Architecture in Modern India

By: D. Fairchild Ruggles (Ed.)

Price: $15.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 109467

ISBN: 9789381017142

Condition: New

With independence, India experienced a dramatic social rupture but also a recuperation of political autonomy and a new sense of optimism that promised opportunities. The country became a crucible for experimentation in modern and utopian architecture with new buildings, cities and museums giving public face to the nation. Indian architects and architectural projects claimed international attention, and a generation of women entered professions such as architecture and design that had previously been closed to them. They emerged as a pronounced political force, and important patrons of art, arc... View more info