Temples as the realm of the gods, breathtaking garden tombs, and awesome stories in stone — there is much to see and learn in India.
Painted during the anti-colonial movement in India, Bharat Mata became an icon of the emerging Indian nation.
Its ambitious structure and complex sculptural program make this temple a high point in the development of Hindu architecture.
Sher-Gil engages with the artists Gauguin and van Gogh in her complicated self-portrait.
Paintings in the rock shelters in Bhimbetka are the oldest art of South Asia.
A Galaxy of Musicians, one of Ravi Varma’s most famous paintings, depicts 11 Indian women who appear to be in the midst of an elaborate musical performance.
Visitors to this temple must have marveled at the artistic skill on display and delighted in the images of familiar stories and beloved deities.
Vijayanagara was the largest and most effective empire in pre-colonial south Indian history.
The caves at Ellora are affiliated with three of India’s religious traditions: Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
Gargoyles and a clock? Learn about Bombay Gothic.
A fragmentary silk painting tells us about Buddhist art along the Silk Roads, numerous Buddhist sacred icons, and the complex life of an object after its creation.
This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent.
These 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff