Indian sculpture

Discover the beauty of Indian sculpture and adorn your space with exquisite pieces that showcase the rich cultural heritage. Explore top ideas to bring the allure of Indian art into your home.
DIDARGANJ YAKSHI (3d-2nd Century B.C.E.) at the PATNA MUSEUM in BIHAR, INDIA Museums, Statue, India, The Politics, Gormley, For Sale, Sale, Century, The Goddess

Indian sculpture, in a parallel to Western traditions, has held the female nude as an ideal. Much like the Greek kouros and the statues of idealized male figures that have come after, Indian art has held a tradition of idealized female bodies as central theme of its allegorical messages. The parallels are evident even in the similarities between the Western contrapposto of male statues and the bodily S shape of the Indian tribhanga seen in almost all standing female statues. Just as a male…

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Frances Russell-Vallejo
Jewelry: The Body Transformed exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Indian sculpture wearing jewelry Highlights, Art, Temple Art, Sculpture Stand, Museum Of Art, Indian Sculpture, The Body, Hindu Statues, Ancient Indian Art

One of the highlights of my trip to New York City Jewelry Week was the opportunity to see Jewelry: The Body Transformed, the blockbuster jewelry exhibition at the Met. (Ok, technically, I saw it twice while I was on the trip. And once more last weekend, since a friend and I had to go to […]

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Megan Auman
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The Chennakesava Temple, (Kannada: ಶ್ರೀ ಚೆನ್ನಕೇಶವ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನ) originally called Vijayanarayana Temple (Kannada: ವಿಜಯನಾರಾಯಣ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನ), was built on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur, by the Hoysala Empire King Vishnuvardhana. Belur, which was an early Hoysala capital is in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It is 40 km from Hassan city and 220 km from Bangalore. Chennakesava (lit, "handsome Kesava") is a form of the Hindu god Vishnu. Belur is well known for its marvelous…

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Swati Garg