Exhibition

    Exhibition

    April 20, 2018 To March 25, 2019

    The Rubin Museum of Art, 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

    The Rubin Museum Of Art, 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

    October 29, 2018 To March 24, 2019

    The Met Fifth Avenue,1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

    One of the distinctive features of manuscripts from Iran, Ottoman Turkey, and Mughal and Deccani India is the frequent use of decorative techniques in the borders and even on the written surface of the book’s pages. Clouds and Gold Dust: Decorated Papers from the Ettinghausen Collection presents works on paper, enhanced with marbling,… Read more »

    Exhibition

    December 22, 2018 To July 21, 2019

    The Met Fifth Avenue,1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

    Focusing on early painting styles that emerged in the regional courts of the Punjab hills of North India during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this exhibition will examine innovative ways of depicting the Hindu gods. By juxtaposing devotional images with emotionally charged narrative moments, the paintings provided fresh means for royal patrons to forge a personal connection to the divine through devotion (bhakti)…. Read more »

    Talk

    February 21, 2019

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York

    Discover the incredible life story of Vikas Khanna — known to many as “India’s favorite chef” — through the documentary Buried Seeds (75 min), directed by Andrei Severny. The film follows Khanna’s journey as a poor immigrant enduring overwhelming obstacles and pain to achieve his dreams and become a successful Michelin-starred chef…. Read more »

    Dance

    February 21, 2019 To February 24, 2019

    Navatman Studios, 38 W, 32nd St Suite 300, New York

    This 4 day intensive is designed to build the dancer’s body awareness, endurance, and hone execution of kathak chakkars and footwork within the structure of a tukda. The focus will be on using variations of the body that can show both the versatility of kathak and challenge the dancer in new and unique ways…. Read more »

    Talk

    February 21, 2019

    4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Fayerweather Hall, Room 413, New York

    Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, Center for International History, and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies

    Abstract: Recent years have witnessed an increased attention to specifying the characteristics of the colonial state, largely focused on outlining its distinctiveness. Two epistemological frames subtend most inquiries: first, replicating the Weberian view that the state is a territorially circumscribed entity,… Read more »