Event Calendar

Exhibition

August 10, 2019 To August 20, 2020

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York

Exhibition Overview

Created between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries for the Rajput and Pahari courts of north India, the paintings in this exhibition capture the collective imagination of the Ramayana, an epic narrative composed by the Sanskrit poet Valmiki around the fifth century B.C. Accompanied by a number of textiles from across South Asia,… Read more »

Exhibition

September 10, 2019 To January 5, 2020

Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York

The veneration of Lakshmi and imagery associated with the goddess have traveled across the world over many centuries together with the South Asian diaspora. Originally a personification of the earth and a fertility goddess within Hindu culture, Lakshmi came to be associated with the god Vishnu and developed into the beloved goddess of good fortune,… Read more »

Art

October 25, 2019 To December 31, 2019

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Museum houses one of America’s foremost collections of Asian art, with the Asian galleries currently including more than 350 works from China, Korea, and Japan. These sections are newly re-imagined, the result of a multiyear reinstallation, with additional galleries planned for the arts of South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas…. Read more »

Art

November 1, 2019 To November 30, 2019

Aicon Gallery Exhibition, 35 Great Jones St, New York

http://www.aicongallery.com/exhibitions/sheetal-gattani-unmaking-space/press-release

We are delighted to present Unmaking Space, Aicon Art’s debut solo exhibition of Mumbai-based abstractionist Sheetal Gattani.
The exhibition, a mid-career retrospective, is comprised of three distinct bodies of work that exemplify Gattani’s process-based approach to ‘unmaking space.’ A suite of 10 sumptuous abstracts – created by weathering out black paper using several layers of watercolor – form the earliest body of work…. Read more »

Art

November 10, 2019 To February 14, 2020

The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

Exhibition Overview

This exhibition will elucidate how the religious landscape of ancient India was transformed by early Buddhism, initially with the erection of monumental stupas to house the Buddha’s relics, and culminating in the sublime imagery of the Buddha made manifest. Featuring more than 150 objects dating from the very beginnings of Buddhist art,… Read more »

Talk

November 11, 2019

6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Avery Fisher Center, 7th Floor, 70 Washington Square South, New York University

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/witness-kashmir-1986-2016-nine-photographers-talk-by-sanjay-kak-tickets-78961063667

Sanjay Kak will be in conversation with Dr Hafa Kanjwal about the book Witness / Kashmir 1986-2016 / Nine Photographers.

About this Event

Noted filmmaker Sanjay Kak will be in conversation with Dr Hafsa Kanjwal about new book Witness / Kashmir 1986-2016 / Nine Photographers. The book brings together more than 200 images by nine Kashmiri photographers over three decades
The oldest amongst them was already a working professional in 1986,… Read more »