02 août 2016

Nepalese ritual crown donated to The Met by Barbara Levy Kipper

Vajracarya's Ritual Crown. Nepal, Kathmandu Valley. Early Malla period, 13th century. Gilt-copper alloy inlaid with semiprecious stones. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Barbara and David Kipper, 2016. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  NEW YORK, NY.- Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that collector Barbara Levy Kipper has donated to the Museum an extraordinarily rare Nepalese ritual crown in gilt copper, dating from the late 13th or 14th... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2016

"Nepalese Seasons: Rain and Ritual" at Rubin Museum of Art

Flying Naga (detail), Nepal or Tibet; 14th century; gilt copper alloy; repoussé 13.75” h. x 15.625” w. x 2” d.; Rubin Museum of Art C2005.16.18 (HAR 65441) © Rubin Museum of Art. Featuring almost fifty objects from the Rubin Museum’s premiere collection of Nepalese art and select loans, Nepalese Seasons: Rain and Ritual illustrates the enduring manifestation of rituals, agrarian festivals, and the natural environment in the art of Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.  This is the first exhibition connecting... [Lire la suite]