Honoring Nepal at The Rubin Museum of Art, May 4, 2015

Photographs by Corrado Serra

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Honoring Nepal, A Special Installation. Museum’s lobby

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Male of Pair of Lions. Nepal; 19th century. Metalwork. Rubin Museum of Art

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Honoring Nepal, A Special Installation. Museum’s lobby

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Ganesha India. Madhya Pradesh; 11th century. Sandstone. Rubin Museum of Art

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Honoring Nepal, A Special Installation. Museum’s lobby

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Left: Stupa Tibet; 13th century. Copper alloy with inlays of semi precious stones. Rubin Museum of Art. Right: Rato Macchendranath Temple, 1850. Pigment on cloth. One of the largest Nepalese scroll paintings (paubha) in the world. Rubin Museum of Art

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Honoring Nepal, A Special Installation. Museum’s lobby

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Durga killing the Buffalo Demon. Nepal; 13th century. Gilt copper alloy. Rubin Museum of Art

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Chakrasamvara Newar Peoples, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; 19th century. Metal, pigment. Bruce Miller Collection

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Tara Nepal; 17th century. Buddhist lineage. Wood. Rubin Museum of Art. Formerly of Joe Gelpey Collection

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Chakrasamvara Newar Peoples, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; 19th century. Metal, pigment. Bruce Miller Collection

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Lakhe Nepal; c. 18th-19th century. Repousee metal and pigment. Bruce Miller Collection

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Bhairava (?) Newar Peoples, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; 19th Century. Wood with traces of polychrome. Bruce Miller Collection

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Indrayani Newar Peoples, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; 18th century or earlier. Wood. Bruce Miller Collection