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Hindu Art

Cloistered Hindu Sect Comes Alive In 'Gates Of The Lord' Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.16.2015 | Religion

In the Indian temple town of Nathdwara, which translates as "The Gates of the Lord," followers of the Hindu Pushtimarg sect venerate an image ...

Buddhist, Hindu Deities Come Alive In Brilliant Artwork

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.16.2015 | Religion

Mandala Publishing, a branch of multimedia publishing company Insight Editions LP, released two new poster collections on April 14 that illuminate som...

LOOK: Amazing Sculptures Of Hindu, Buddhist 'Lost Kingdoms'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion

Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar are just some of the countries lending treasured Hindu and Buddhist sculptures to New York's Metropolitan Muse...

Straddling the Globe with a Balancing Act

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Tallur L.N. Unicode, 2011, Bronze, coins and concrete At an oddly chaotic prize ceremony during the 2013 Delhi Art fair, with crowds jammed around ...

Hindu Art or Hindu Artifact? Museums and (Objectifying?) Hindu Objects

Deepak Sarma | Posted 10.03.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Should they be "repatriated" if they were obtained illegally? Are they art? In whose eyes are they considered art? Or are they artifacts?

Colonizing Abstraction: MoMA's Inventing Abstraction Show Denies Its Ancient Global Origins

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Shouldn't the most authoritative of our cultural institutions, certainly those renown globally, be so sensitive as to represent the history of international art with the like mindedness of diplomats to mitigating the injuries historically wrought by political and cultural colonizations?

The Sacred Words And Images Of Five World Religions (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.27.2012 | Religion

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- In the light of the Orme Lewis Gallery in Phoenix Art Museum, the brilliantly illustrated pages of the 18th century Chinese Quran se...

Vishnu, The 'Blue-Skinned Savior'

Posted 07.21.2011 | Religion

By Bob Smietana Religion News Service NASHVILLE (RNS) In Hindu tradition, Lord Vishnu shows up in many forms. There's Prince Rama, who kille...