Texas Collects Asia: India and Southeast Asia

Exhibition open from Sat Apr 19 2008 to Mon Jun 23 2008

This exhibition will feature over sixty works of art from the 12th century onward and explores the vibrant and complicated religious system in Indian and other Southeast Asian countries. Through the highly dramatic votive sculptures and paintings, the visitor will have the possibility of experiencing the sacred events and mythology of ancient India and Southeast Asia. The artworks are selected from six private collections and two museums in Texas. They illustrate the iconographical and stylistic diversity encompassing Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.