Virtual Exhibition - SF 2000

Sunil Janah: Inside India, 1940-1975


SECTION 4:   DANCE AND TEMPLE SCULPTURE

Subsection 4.2:   Temple Sculpture


Photographs, panels & text:   Sunil Janah 1939-2000
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VIRTUAL   EXHIBITION   SECTIONS
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Index, Introduction,
Entrance Panel...
1
History in
the Making
2
Building India's
Industries
3
The Land and
the People
4
Dance and Temple
Sculpture

Subsections of Section 4 (Dance & Temple Sculpture)
4.1:   Section Text & Classical Dances
4.2:   Temple Sculpture


Index to Section 4.2


 

Panel 23:   Temple Sculpture
(captions & smaller image)
Top Row:
Devnati, or "celestial dancer," Lingaraj temple, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, eastern India.   sf.154

Detail of sculpture from Konarak temple, Orissa.   sf.155

Detail of sculpture from Konarak temple, Orissa.   sf.156

Devnati, or "celestial dancer," Lingaraj temple, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.   sf.157

Photographs © Sunil Janah

Middle Row:
Carved terracotta temple, Bengal, eastern India.   sf.158

View from a window in the City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan, western India.   sf.159

The Mughal emperor Akbar's tomb in Sikandra, Uttar Pradesh, northern India.   sf.160

Sculpture from a temple in Belur, Karnataka, southern India.   sf.161

Photographs © Sunil Janah

Panel 23: Temple Sculpture
(captions & smaller image) 
© Sunil Janah
Bottom Row:
Entrance to Ellora caves, Maharashtra, western India. The caves contain magnificently carved
rock temples of the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths.   sf.162

Details of erotic sculpture on a temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, central India.   sf.163

Panels of sculpture on a temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.   sf.164

Banshberia temple detail, Bengal, eastern India.   sf.165

Photographs © Sunil Janah     (See also larger image below.)

 


 

Panel 23:   Temple Sculpture
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Panel 23: Temple Sculpture, larger image
© Sunil Janah


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Photographs, panels & text © Sunil Janah 1939-2000
This is an online virtual approximation to the exhibition
"Sunil Janah, Inside India 1940-1975",
curated by Sunil, Monua & Sobha Janah, and held in San Francisco, 2000.
Image quality and size are much poorer and smaller here than they were in the real exhibition.
Website design and coding: Arjun Janah, 2000