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Kagal, Carmen

Overview
Works: 10 works in 20 publications in 2 languages and 206 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Architectural drawings  Interviews 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: NA1510.D67, 720.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carmen Kagal
Mughal style : the art & architecture of Islamic India by George Michell( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In adoration of Krishna : Pichhwais of Shrinathji, Tapi collection by Kalyan Krishna( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated catalog of an exhibition of Pichhwais (devotional textiles that hang behind the image of Hindu God Krishna, worshipped by followers of Pushti Marg, Hindu sect, as Shrinathji) from the collections of TĀPI, held at National Museum of India, New Delhi, from Dec. 8, 2007 to Jan. 20, 2008, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, fromFeb. 8, 2008 to Mar. 2, 2008; with contributions from TAPI Research Team
Richard Bartholomew, the art critic by Richard Bartholomew( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mughal architecture & gardens by George Michell( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive survey of the subject in nearly 20 years, this volume documents nearly 100 Mughal sites and monuments in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Threads of identity : embroidery and adornment of the nomadic Rabaris by Judy Frater( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Threads of Identity presents in depth embroideries and dress of the Rabaris of western India. In a pioneering approach to textile study, it synthesizes folk art and culture, history and anthropology." "Here, for the first time the range of striking, elaborately embroidered textiles and exquisite jewellery worn by 12 Rabari subgroups are thoroughly documented. Looking deeper than documentation, Threads of Identity is equally about people. It portrays the Rabaris, proud, independent, deeply wedded to tradition, and explains the roles of embroidery and dress in their lives." "In this vividly recreated context, Ms. Frater defines embroidery styles, and interprets elements of embroidery and dress. Patterns in variations express how, over more than 10 centuries, Rabaris migrated accross the subcontinent and spread into different regions. Adapting to new environments, subgroups of Rabaris simultaneously preserved their identity. The balance maintained between tradition and change is tangibly expressed in Rabari adornment." "Ms. Frater elucidates complex themes in a lucid, readable style. In the book's second half, she recounts intimate personal experiences with Rabaris bringing to life these nomads and especially their own sense of their arts. Threads of Identity offers the rare opportunity to comprehend more fully folk arts, people and, most important, the intertwining relationship between them." --Book Jacket
Votive terracottas of Gujarat by Haku Shah( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textiles and dress of Gujarat by Eiluned Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The textiles and dress of Gujarat in northwestern India are acclaimed for their design and craftsmanship. The sophisticated weaves, dyeing techniques, intricate embroideries, vibrant motifs and embellished garments, and the communities to which many of these are unique, have all been the subjects of extensive documentation.Textiles and dress play a central role in the construction of a visual identity of Gujarat and its people. This book examines the 'social life' of Gujarat's textiles, tracing the historical journey of cloth and dress up to the present day. It looks closely at dyed and painted textiles, and embroidery, and locates their place in culture, trade and commerce, and the role of entrepreneurship in the survival of these handmade textiles
Balkrishna Doshi : an architecture for India by William J. R Curtis( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Balkrishna Doshi is an architect, urbanist and educator who builds in harmony with the climate, culture and traditions of India. His contribution has long been acknowledged internationally but this is the first monograph to be devoted to his work. At a time of rapid and unsettling urbanization, Doshi's architecture reaffirms the links between community and nature. It charts his quest for a philosophy rooted in principles. The book is in four main parts a historical essay; a section which analyses key projects in detail with the aid of sketches, models, drawings and diary jottings; a selection of the architect's reflections; and a postscript by the author on the trends in Indian architecture. A detailed bibliography and catalogue of Doshi's works complete the study. Balkrishna Doshi: An Architecture for India is a valuable addition to the literature on contemporary architecture in developing countries. The volume is a reprint of the originally published by Rizzoli International in 1988
Le Corbusier and Louis I. Kahn : the acrobat and the yogi of architecture by Balkrishna V Doshi( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Text of interviews given by Doshi on the two modern masters on separate occasions focusing on his collaboration with them, their works, their times and personalities
Vistara : the architecture of India, exhibition catalogue, Festival of India in U.S.A( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In adoration of Krishna : Pichhwais of Shrinathji, Tapi collection
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Textiles and dress of Gujarat
Alternative Names
Carmen Kagal

Languages
English (19)

German (1)