Tuesday, April 27, 2010
IMAGE OF SUFFERING IN RELATION TO THE GOSPEL
Indian artists have been concerned with the theme of suffering. It is in this connection that Christian symbols have offered the possibility of understanding suffering in a spiritual sense. Generally in Indian art suffering has not been depicted. The Divine is associated with Beauty understood as that which is joyful and attractive. The Shastras or canons concerned with sacred art, explicitly lay down that distortion, and corruption should not be represented in art.