Sunday, January 31, 2010

Southeast Asian Art at the Met

Stela of a Four-Armed Vishnu (India) 10th - 11th Century Sandstone
Dancing Celestial (India), 12th Century Sandstone
Head of a Buddha or A Jain Tirthankara (India) c. 2nd Century, Mottled Red Sandstone
Bust of Hevajra (Cambodia), 12th - Early 13th Century Stone
Bust of a Five-Headed Shiva (Cambodia) Mid-10th Century Stone
Standing Eight-Armed Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion (Cambodia or Thailand), Late 12th Century Stone
Standing Four-Armed Male Deity (Cambodia) Angkor Period, Mid-11th Century Stone
Standing Crowned and Jewelled Buddha (Burma), 13th - Early 14th Century, Wood with Lacquer and Gilt

Standing Buddha (Thailand), 15th Century Gilt Bronze

These are some of the Southeast Asian artwork on exhibit at the Second Floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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