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Seeing Music/Sensing Moods: The Ragamala in South Asian Painting

Molly Aitken (City College of New York)

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
Johnson Hall 120

Molly E. Aitken (Associate Professor of Art History, City College of New York) will visit UW on April 4, 2014 and give a guest lecture in Sonal Khullar’s course ART H 214: Art of India, 12:30-1:20 PM, on ragamala (garland of ragas, or musical modes) paintings: "Seeing Music/Sensing Moods: The Ragamala in South Asian Painting." All interested faculty and students are welcome to attend.

Aitken is a specialist in Indian painting from the fifteenth though nineteenth centuries and the author of The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Painting (Yale, 2010).

Professor Aitken will also give a lecture at the Seattle Asian Art Museum on April 5, 2014.

Event sponsored by the UW South Asia Center. For more information, please contact Keith Snodgrass,