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Eternal Energy: 1500 years of Indian Art



Eternal Energy: 1500 years of Indian Art
BELGIUM
BRUSSELS  •  Palais des Beaux-Arts  •  Ongoing
 

This exhibition attempts to explore all aspects of India's cosmic energy. This fundamental energy - “Tejas” in Sanskrit - is to be found everywhere: in Indian mythology, philosophy, music, literature, and visual arts. 

ChamundaTamil Nadu, Zuid India, ca. 1200
Chamunda Tamil Nadu, Zuid India ca. 1200
Etnografisch Museum, Antwerpen
Photo courtesy of Palais des Beaux-Arts

The show reconstitutes this great narrative, in particular through the development of sculpture in bronze and stone, from the 2nd century BC to the 15th century AD,  from representations of the meditative Jina Buddha to images of Shiva dancing.



Palais des Beaux-Arts Web Site


Contact:

Palais des Beaux-Arts
Rue Royale
Brussels


Tel: (32) 2 507 82 00

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