Talks

Through Icy Peaks and Mauve Rivers

2024-02-25 14:01:09

BN Goswamy

Professor BN Goswamy takes us on ‘A Sacred Journey’ through Pahari paintings.

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BN Goswamy

Art Historian

BN Goswamy is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. His work on Indian paintings, which has gained him the title of being India’s leading art historian, has inspired a lot of thought and conversation in the field. He has received the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship, the Rietberg Award for Outstanding Research in Art History, the Padma Shri (1998) and the Padma Bhushan (2008). Prof Goswamy has taught as a visiting Professor at several universities across the world such as Universities of Pennsylvania, Heidelberg, California (at Berkeley and Los Angeles), and Zurich. He has also been responsible for major exhibitions of Indian art at Paris, San Francisco, Zurich, San Diego, New York, Frankfurt, and New Delhi.

Prof Goswamy has written over 25 books, among them classics such as Pahari Masters (Zurich, 1992); Nainsukh of Guler (Zurich, 1997); The Spirit of Indian Painting (Penguin, 2014); and The Great Mysore Bhagavata (San Diego, 2019).

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