New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum shows Shiva-Parvati playing Chaupar

Prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) of New York (USA) is organizing “Master Painters of India, 1100–1900” exhibition from September 28, 2011 to January 8, 2012. Besides Shiva and Parvati playing the game of chaupar while relaxing on a tiger skin, a Basholi Jammu painting dated 1694-95; this exhibition also includes Krishna dancing with gopis, etc.—about 220 […]

New York Metropolitan Museum of Art to exhibit Hindu goddesses

Prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) of New York (USA) is organizing exhibition from June 29 to November 27 2011 on “Mother India: The Goddess in Indian Painting”. It will reportedly include rare molded-clay images of the goddess, such as Goddess with attendants dated around first century BCE from Bengal; a bronze of Yashoda nursing the […]