Richard H. Davis is Professor and Chair of Religion and Asian Studies at Bard College, Annandale, New York, USA. He is the author of Lives of Indian Images (1997) and editor of Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern India (2006). His most recent publications are A Priest's Guide for the Great Festival: Aghorasiva's Mahotsavavidhi (2010) and Global India circa 100 CE: South Asia in Early World History (2010). Current projects are a history of the receptions of the Bhagavad Gita and a cultural history of early India.
Richard's essay on Tasveer Ghar:
Temple in a Frame: God Posters For and Of Worship