THE SACRED ART OF BHUTAN

Dancers at Nimalung Tsechu

The Dragon’s Gift, The Sacred Art of Bhutan exhibition explores Buddhist art, including the religious dances, cham, that are part of Bhutan’s tsechu, or festivals. In 2008, The Honolulu Academy of Arts (now called Honolulu Museum of Art organised a… Continue reading

COMPANY SCHOOL PAINTING

Asian Openbill Stork in a Landscape, unknown artist, Lucknow, circa 1780, watercolour on paper, 63.5 x 47 cm. Courtesy Private Collection

Asian Art Newspaper explores the Company School painting exhibition at the Wallace Collection in London, featuring Indian paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries Company School paintings are usually seen as part of more general exhibitions on India, not as… Continue reading