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Karin Jain “more than meets the eye” This article is about: In this article it explores the frame of value of the mass produced art in bazaar - The author in this article has a goal of exploring images that have been travelled from different ritual, ethnic, aesthetic, moral, emotional, and focus on the space and time of these arts - He is trying to convince the audience that art or any object shave more than the impact of perception towards them - The term calendar art and bazaar art are defined as to describe not jyst mass produced calendars but also the smaller prints known in the industry as framing the image and extends to cinema posters , advertising, packaging and comic books - He is interested in their capacity as calendars and their circulation of distribution in the bazaar - The majority of these images or print is religious images; other categories include movie stars, leaders, beauties, sceneries. Babies, and other secular objects such as flowers and animals this is known as the dharmic category (religious category) that 80 % can portray Hindu themes, Sikh, Muslim, and Christian subjects constitute the res - The split of cultural regime means a split in the vision ocular centric - The authors goal is to explore how the value of images might be located in modes engagement (agency) where visually and corpality not opposite in ways they are identified by critics and second he is interested in how bazar images are as commodity –economy - Values of objects are different because in different cultures they have different meanings in the same time - He does feild work of going to different times, different people, different context and interpreting these narratives which in it creates a identity - People being interviewed in the calander art industry wether being consumers, artists and publishers they were aware of their inferior status of these cheap mass produced images of the Indian culture - The publisher noted to the author that they only produced what the public wanted while artists said that they felt restricted by the market place and got into it only as a mean of economic basis artists feel that calander art is more of a commercial art than fine art Impact of God Posters on Hindus and Their Devotional Traditions - A popular arts in India is known as framing pictures, calendar art, and god posters - They are found everywhere in homes, shrines, temples because they are mass produced and being cheap however their value go beyond their price - God posters ar
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