Aditi, The Living Arts of India. exhibition dates: June 4 - July 28, 1985.
Price: 40.00 USD
Washington D. C. Smithsonian I: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. 4to. 280 pp. profusely illus. in color and b/w. bibliographies. chronology, map, guide to transcription and pronunciation, biographies of principal contributors. This book, using the arts of the people as a vehicle, deals with coming into this world; fertility, courtship and betrothal, preparation for the wedding, the wedding procession, the wedding, the wedding night, conception, pregnancy, birth, welcoming the child, first feeding, the first step, initiation into learning, learning to be and to do, fairs and festivals. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Aditi - A Celebration of Life, organized for the Festival of India, 1985 - 1986. fine in dj.