Resources tagged India

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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Statue of a Standing Vishnu which was created in 16th century India. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Statue of a Standing Vishnu</em>
This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
In her talk from April 7, 2007, artist Sumakshi Singh discusses the impact of minimalist works by Richard Tuttle on her own intricately detailed installations and experimental performances.
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Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Sumakshi Singh Connects with Richard Tuttle
The Byzantine Empire formed a link between the vital cultures of the Silk Road and the classical traditions of the West. Cultural diversity and great wealth created a rich artistic mixture. Robert...
Audio Lecture: Byzantium and Points East
Presented by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian Crossroads of the Art Institute to the Crossroads of Asia, this illustrated lecture of Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art,...
Audio Lecture: Curatorial Perspectives
At this lecture, art historian and filmmaker Benoy Behl reveals his recent extraordinary photographic views of significant ancient murals in India. He also screened two of his short art films that...
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
The creation of Pakistan in 1947 offered the nascent state a new cultural and political beginning. By the 1980s Pakistani artists were exhibiting installations as creative and cutting-edge as any in...
Audio Lecture: Sixty Years of Art in Pakistan
Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago, traced a centuries-old dispute
on the symbolism of a genre of votary object representing Hindu god
Shiva. James Cuno, president and director of the...
Audio Lecture: The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art
Learn about Hindu gods and the importance of dance in Hindu culture. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Dance is an important part of Hindu culture....
Family Activity: Dancing Gods
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