The Body Adorned: To the Divine through Beauty
The Sixth Annual Distinguished Lecture on South and Southeast Asian Art presents Vidya Dehejia, professor of Indian and South Asian art at Columbia University. Author of the book The Body Adorned: Dissolving Boundaries between Sacred and Profane in India’s Art (2009), she will discuss the relationship between art and poetry in Indian culture.
Bing Theater | Free, no reservations
Sponsored by the Southern Asian Art Council.
Image:Shiva as the Lord of Dance, India, Tamil Nadu, c. 950–1000, copper alloy, 30 x 22 1/2 x 7 in. Anonymous gift.