by Kanchana Arni & Gita Wolf with Various Artists
Here are India’s best-known beasts — tiger, elephant, deer, snake… rendered by a variety of folk and tribal artists. Each of their artistic traditions conceives of the beast in distinctive ways, as original in the imagining as it is in the rendering. This handmade book is a new updated version of our classic Beasts of India, long out of print. Individually screenprinted on handmade paper, this wonderful introduction to Indian painting styles is an art and book lover’s dream.