Event Calendar

Exhibition

December 16, 2017 To December 16, 2018

The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

: The Met Fifth Avenue

The single most potent symbol of Buddhist ritual as performed in Nepal is the Vajracarya priest’s crown. Five examples presented in this exhibition create a cosmic field into which viewers enter, encircled by paintings of ritual performance. The exhibition is occasioned by the recent acquisition of a superb early Vajracarya crown dating to the thirteenth or early fourteenth century;… Read more »

Exhibition

February 2, 2018 To January 7, 2019

Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York,

In 2018, the future will be both present and projected from the past at the Rubin Museum of Art, with a new exhibition that tells the story of the legendary Indian master Padmasambhava. Celebrated by Tibetans as “The Second Buddha,” Padmasambhava, the Lotus Born, is believed to have been instrumental in converting the land and people of Tibet to Buddhism…. Read more »

Exhibition

February 23, 2018 To January 28, 2019

The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York

: The Rubin Museum of Art

In the Otolith Group’s transtemporal consideration of modernity in urban India, the narrator questions, “Why do Indian artists produce so little science fiction?” The reply: “Satyajit Ray’s film The Alien would have rendered this question void. It is this emptiness that allows a nostalgia for a lost future.”
The three-part exhibition A Lost Future challenges existing histories and speculative futures across cultures and in Bengal—a culturally rich region divided between present-day India and Bangladesh…. Read more »

Exhibition

April 20, 2018 To March 25, 2019

150 West 17th Street, New York

Masterworks, a regularly changing exhibition at the Rubin, explores major strands in the development of Himalayan art, covering a period of over one thousand years, and presents regional artistic traditions in their broad cultural, geographic, historical, and stylistic contexts. The 2018 iteration of this exhibition draws primarily from the Rubin collection and is augmented by a few select long-term loans…. Read more »

Exhibition

August 3, 2018 To May 13, 2019

150 West 17th Street, New York

Gateway to Himalayan Art introduces visitors to the main forms, concepts, and meanings of Himalayan art represented in our collection. A large multimedia map orients the visitors and highlights cultural regions of a diverse Himalayan cultural sphere that includes parts of present day India, China, Nepal, Bhutan, and Mongolia. Visitors are invited to explore exemplary objects from the Museum’s collection,… Read more »

Exhibition

September 14, 2018 To January 20, 2019

Asia Society and Museum, Park Avenue, New York

Just over seven decades after the declaration of India’s independence in 1947 and the emergence of a modern art movement in India, Asia Society presents a landmark exhibition of works by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group, which formed in Bombay, now Mumbai, in the aftermath of independence. The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India will examine the founding ideology of the Progressives and explore the ways in which artists from different social,… Read more »

Exhibition

September 14, 2018 To January 20, 2019

Asia Society and Museum, Park Avenue, New York

Just over seven decades after the declaration of India’s independence in 1947 and the emergence of a modern art movement in India, Asia Society presents a landmark exhibition of works by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group, which formed in Bombay, now Mumbai, in the aftermath of independence. The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India will examine the founding ideology of the Progressives and explore the ways in which artists from different social,… Read more »

Exhibition

September 15, 2018 To January 27, 2019

Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York

Nandita Raman’s Cinema Play House series explores aging single-screen theaters in India. Once bustling with eager moviegoers, many of these cinema halls have seen their existence threatened by the rise of home video in the late 1980s and by the emergence of multiplexes. Raman’s elegiac, black-and-white photographs document these vanishing, near magical communal spaces…. Read more »

Exhibition

November 14, 2018 To March 8, 2019

The The Fuller Building, 41 East, 57 Street, Suite 708, New York

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Exhibition

November 15, 2018 To December 15, 2018

Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, New York

: Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Sundaram Tagore Chelsea presents The Art of Paper, an exhibition exploring the potential of this often overlooked medium. Each of the featured artists employs an entirely unique approach, demonstrating a diverse range of techniques and subject matter.
FEATURED ARTISTS:
Korean master Chun Kwang Young presents sculptural mulberry paper compositions from his acclaimed Aggregations series,… Read more »

Exhibition

December 6, 2018 To January 12, 2019

Aicon Gallery, 35, Great Jones Street, New York

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Exhibition

December 6, 2018 To February 12, 2019

Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, New York

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Dance, Music

December 7, 2018 To December 21, 2018

Dixon Place,161A,Chrystie Street, New York

With Can We Dance Here?, the three storytellers explore the concept of permission and trust as they journey towards their individual and collective freedoms. An enticing evening of rhythmic exchange including live music (by prominent NYC live artists) and rooted improvisation, this trio brings the audience on a journey to the revelation of pure freedom as three strong women taking the floor…and making NOISE…. Read more »