05 janvier 2011

International Dealer John Eskenazi to Bring Spectacular Sculptures to New York

Dancing Shiva, Eastern India, Bihar or Bengal, 5th/6th century. Terracotta. Height: 25 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- A wonderful selection of rare and beautiful Asian sculptures will be brought to New York by John Eskenazi for his annual New York exhibition Recent Acquisitions at Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, from Wednesday 16 to Wednesday 30 March 2011, as part of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) and coinciding with Asia Week. London-based John Eskenazi is one of the world’s most respected dealers in Indian, Gandharan, Himalayan and... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2010

Religious life in "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Buddha, either Shakyamuni or Akshobhya, late 13th–early 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Gilt bronze; H. 13 in. (33 cm), W. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm). Lent by The Palace Museum Although this Buddha's pointed topknot, triangular face, narrow nose, powerful physique, and scanty clothing are based on Indian artistic traditions, several features suggest that this sculpture was made in China. These include the pudginess of the hands and feet and the patterning in the drapery beneath the crossed legs and on the left... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2009

Milestone Survey on Mandala Form @ Rubin Museum of Art

Mandala of Shakyamuni Buddha with Arhats, Tibet; 18th century. Ground Mineral Pigments on Cotton Rubin Museum of Art. C2006.66.270 (HAR 420) Object dims: 14 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. NEW YORK, NY.- This fall the Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) explores the history and meaning of the mandala, Himalayan Buddhism’s artistic representation of man and the universe. Mandala: The Perfect Circle, organized by RMA Chief Curator Martin Brauen, begins with the mysterious early forms of this perfect circle more than a millennium ago and extends to the... [Lire la suite]