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Saturday, November 27, 2021


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon

Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia St,
Chapel Hill, USA
Oct 08, 2021 To Jan 09, 2022


Detail: Presenting nearly seventy of the finest examples of Asian art in the United States, the exhibition showcases the extraordinary range of bronzes, ceramics, and metalwork thoughtfully assembled by John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992) between the 1940s and the 1970s.

Phone No.: 919-966-5736
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://ackland.org/exhibition/buddha-and-shiva-lotus-and-dragon-masterworks-from-the-mr-and-mrs-john-d-rockefeller-3rd-collection-at-asia-society/

Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Shiva Nataraja)
Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Shiva Nataraja)
India, Tamil Nadu
Chola period, about 970
H. 26 3/4 x W. 21 1/2 x D. 10 in. (67.9 x 54.6 x 25.4 cm)
Copper alloy
Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.20. Photograph by Synthescape

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