Exhibition of Lord Ganesha and Vishnu is going on at famous J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles in USA. As part of “Gods of Angkor” exhibition, the exhibitors exhibit 13th century Lord Ganesha and Lord Vishnu. It will be continued till 14 August 2011.
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This exhibition contains intricately detailed 26 historical bronze statues and ritual objects from Cambodia, including 11-12th century Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva’s bull Nandi, etc. Ganesha statue, in a sitting posture, is shown with snakes forming his armbands.
Applauding Getty Center for exhibiting Hindu focused art, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that art had a long and rich tradition in Hinduism and ancient Sanskrit literature talked about religious paintings of deities on wood or cloth.
Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, urged major art museums of the world, including Musee du Louvre and Musee d’Orsay of Paris, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Los Angeles Getty Center, Uffizi Gallery of Florence (Italy), Art Institute of Chicago, Tate Modern of London, Prado Museum of Madrid, National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, etc., to frequently organize Hindu art focused exhibitions, thus sharing the rich Hindu art heritage with the rest of the world.