Deconstructing a Janamsakhi Illustration: Guru Nanak in Mecca, from the Kapany Collection, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA – by Priyanka Panjwani

Spring 2023 Abstract It is rightly said that “All art is in part about the world in which it emerged.” As part of aNorth Indian hagiographic manuscript written in the 19th century, the miniature paintinganalyzed in this essay depicts a miracle of the founder of Sikhism-Guru Nanak. This essaywill deconstruct the visual elements in the … Read more