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Beasts of India: Stunning Illustrations of Indigenous Animals Depicted in Various Tribal Art Traditions
Beasts of India: Stunning Illustrations of Indigenous Animals Depicted in Various Tribal Art Traditions

A vibrant menagerie at the nexus of nature and culture.

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Sun and Moon: Stunning Illustrations of Celestial Myths by Ten of India’s Greatest Indigenous Artists
Sun and Moon: Stunning Illustrations of Celestial Myths by Ten of India’s Greatest Indigenous Artists

Ancient allegorical reflections on the universal themes of life, love, time, harmony, and our eternal search for a completeness of being.

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Creation: Ancient Indian Origin Myths, Brought to Life in a Breathtaking Illustrated Cosmogony
Creation: Ancient Indian Origin Myths, Brought to Life in a Breathtaking Illustrated Cosmogony

Consummate visual storytelling about life, death, the rhythms of time, and the beginning of art.

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Water: A Stunning Celebration of the Element of Life Based on Indian Folklore
Water: A Stunning Celebration of the Element of Life Based on Indian Folklore

“We need nature — water, sun, air — to survive, but she doesn’t really need us. She is generous to us, but she has some conditions, and we have to respect them.”

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A Darkly Delightful 1905 Poem Celebrating Punctuation, Newly Illustrated in Silkscreened Typographic Art
A Darkly Delightful 1905 Poem Celebrating Punctuation, Newly Illustrated in Silkscreened Typographic Art

“The semicolons’ mournful racket is drowned out by surrounding brackets…”

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The London Jungle Book: What an Indian Tribal Artist Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Capacity for Everyday Wonder
The London Jungle Book: What an Indian Tribal Artist Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Capacity for Everyday Wonder

A humbling perspective to jolt us into appreciating all the mundane miracles of travel and city life that we’ve come to take for granted.

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