The exhibition is occasioned by the recent acquisition of a superb early Vajracarya crown dating to the 13th or early 14th century; this is joined by an 18th-century crown already in the collection and two others recently discovered in the Department of Arms and Armor.
Bronze and wooden ritual utensils, Nepalese cloth paintings, and archival photographs of ritual enactment complete the exhibition.
Pal served as Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, and occasionally as Director. Helga Wall-Apelt Gallery is a state-of-the-art facility for the display, conservation and storage of Asian Art, and is a wonderful recent addition to the Asian art scene in the United States.
This on-line only exhibition serves as a visual record of some of the donations of four of the most generous of these Hollywood donors: Phil Berg, Michael Phillips, Michael Douglas and James Coburn. presents a special on-line exhibition for the annual spring Asian Art week in New York City.
Paul Walter (1935-2017) was a prodigious collector of all kinds of fine art, with a special emphasis on the arts of Asia, as was chronicled in Dr. This on-line exhibition is designed as an extension of Dr.
Pratapaditya Pal's affectionate memorial, Paul Walter: Personal Memories. Pal's article, where we show a few of the many donations of Asian works of art donated by Paul Walter to several of the great museums of the United States.“Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India” features 50 lavish, historical jewelry pieces on loan from a private collection that have rarely been seen in public.
From 2nd November to 11th November, London's leading Asian art dealers, auction houses and academic and cultural institutions will unite to present an exciting programme of gallery receptions, auctions, lectures, symposia and museum exhibitions.
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.
galleries are listed first, then other galleries and dealers. From 3rd November to 12th November, London's leading Asian art dealers, auction houses and academic and cultural institutions will unite to present an exciting programme of gallery receptions, auctions, lectures, symposia and museum exhibitions.
— organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco — is unprecedented in scale and scope, with 135 sculptures and paintings, masks, puppets, and examples of temple architecture. Sample of the magnificent selection of Asian antiques from: India; Islam; China; Japan; the Himalayas and Korea, spanning some 5000 years of culture - including ceramics, furniture, glass, jade, jewellery, manuscripts, metalwork, paintings, screens, stone carvings and textiles.