While Raj, Fern, Julianna, and Feli are preparing an amazing presentation for us on Hindu art, the rest of us are going to read a wonderful article about Islamic art. Please find the PDF o NTULearn (main lecture site). Below are some questions to help you through the reading. Please bring your own questions about this reading to tutorials next week.
*Who is Yael Rice?
*How does she begin her essay?
*How has previous scholarship approached Mughal painting that depicts the encounter between Western art and Mughal painting?
*In contrast to this, what is Yael Rice focusing on in this essay?
*What is she arguing for?
*What are Mughal albums?
*What is her methodology?
*In contrast to calligraphy and painting, what place does an European engraving occupy?
*What does she discover through a visual analysis?
*How can we understand calligraphy in the Mughal context?
*How can we understand painting in the Mughal context?
*What is the connection between the arts of calligraphy and painting?
*Then, what is the relationship between paintings and engravings?
*How has the incorporation of engravings been understood by previous scholars?
*What is the relationship between engravings and calligraphy?
*How does she conclude?