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Himalayan Art

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

In mid-January the popularly-esteemed, British-born Buddhist nun, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo -- the closest thing we have to a Thomas Merton figure today -- spoke before a sold-out audience at the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Arts in Manhattan.

The Man Behind the Rubin Museum of Art

Misha Lyuve | Posted 12.07.2011 | New York
Misha Lyuve

This story is about a man who took Barney's NY, a swanky department store in central Manhattan and converted it into an art sanctuary, the Rubin Museum.

Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern and Contemporary Indian Art -- in Atlanta

Jim Luce | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Don Rubin and his wife Shelley have introduced an exceptional, personal collection of modern and contemporary South Asian art at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta.

The Rubins on "What is Cuban Art?"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Luce

Both the island and the art are an unusual mix of the traditional and the modern, of the ordinary and the special, of simplicity and incredible complexity.