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Aaryn museum of south asian himalayan art and history

THE

Aaryn Museum of South Asian/Himalayan Art and History

We hope you enjoy yourself while learning about the

creations of South Asian and Himalayan Art!

WELCOMES YOU


South asian and himalayan art

South Asian and Himalayan Art

THIRD FLOOR


Background information

Background Information:

  • Closely intertwined with the many religious traditions.

    • Regions:

  • India

  • Pakistan

  • Bangladesh

  • Sri Lanka

  • Nepal

  • Bhutan

  • Tibet


  • Religion

    Religion

    3 Major Religions:

    • Hinduism

    • Jainism

    • Buddhism


    Dynasty breakdown

    Dynasty Breakdown:


    South asian and himalayan art key points

    South Asian and Himalayan Art KEY POINTS:

    • 1800 and 1200 B.C.E.

    • New Visual Traditions

    • Establishments

    • Diversity

    • Intricate Details

    • Created by Indo-European peoples who called themselves Aryans (Aryans meaning “noble”)

    • Vedas- Sacred hymns (Vedas meaning “knowledge”)


    Works of art from south asian and himalyan era

    WORKS OF ART FROM SOUTH ASIAN AND HIMALYAN ERA:


    Seated buddha

    Seated Buddha

    • North Central India --Pala Period

    • Mathura, Kushan

    • 1st Century/10th century

    • Red Sandstone/Black Stone


    Fragmentary head and torso of a nobleman

    Fragmentary Head and Torso of a Nobleman

    • Gupta Dynasty

    • 10th century

    • Terra Cotta


    Figure of goddess lhamo

    Figure of goddess Lhamo

    • Buddhist Monastery

    • Central Tibet

    • 15th Century

    • Bronze


    Shakyamuni buddha

    Shakyamuni Buddha

    • 13-14th century

    • Glided Bronze

    • Pigment

    • Religious Tradition


    Ivory throne leg

    Ivory Throne Leg

    • Eastern Ganga Dynasty

    • Carved of Ivory

    • Gift of Charles Lang Freer

    • 13th Century

    • Orissa, India


    The madonna and child

    The Madonna and Child

    • AdilShahi dynasty

    • Christian painting

    • Opaque watercolor

    • Gold Paper

    • Bijapur, India


    Portrait of tippoo sultan

    Portrait of Tippoo Sultan

    • 19th Century

    • Unidentified Indian

    • Watercolor on paper

    • Pose


    Zenana scene with fireworks

    Zenana scene with fireworks

    • 17th century

    • Mughal dynasty

    • Colored Gold Paper

    • Group Meetings

    • Celebration


    Citations

    Citations:

    • Dehejia, Vidya. "South Asian Art and Culture". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/sasa/hd_sasa.htm (February 2007)

    • http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/sasa/hd_sasa.htm

    • Free Sackler, http://www.asia.si.edu/collections/results.cfm?group=Himalayan

    • ALL PICTURES FOUND ON GOOGLE IMAGE/WEBSITES LISTED ABOVE.


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