A museum in Hamburg (Germany) is exhibiting images of various Hindu deities.
A Special Exhibition of artworks titled “Pantheon of Indian Gods” at renowned Museum fur Volkerkunde will be on display till March 30 next.
Applauding Museum fur Volkerkunde for organizing Hinduism focused exhibition, 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.
Museum fur Volkerkunde, whose history goes back to 1867, claims to be “Hamburg’s gateway to the world” and appealing “to all five senses”. Prof. Dr. Wulf Kopke is Executive Director.
Hamburg, reportedly one of the most affluent cities of Europe, is second largest city in Germany.