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The Art Institute's
distinguished Asian
collection comprises
works spanning nearly
five millennia from
China, Korea, Japan...
Iran
Blue and White Dish,
17th century
Iran
Fars, Shiraz
From a manuscript of the
Shahnama
Zal Climbing to Rudaba, page
fr...
Iran
Star Tile,
13th century
Iran
Architectural Fragment,
13th-14th century
Iran or Central Asia
Twelve-Point Star,
late 15th century
Iran
probably Kashan
Tile with Double-Arched
Prayer Niche (Mihra...
Iran
Oil Lamp (Cheragh),
early 13th century
Iran
probably Kashan
Bowl with Birds,
late 13th-early 14th century
Left of the
staircase
Bodhisattva and
Pair of Buddhist
Monks
Bodhisattva
China
Tang dynasty (618-907)
8th century
Bodhisattva
China
Tang dynasty (618-907)
8th century
Pair of Buddhist
Monks
China
Sui dynasty
(581-618)
Right of the
staircase
Bodhisattva and
Maitreya Buddha
Maitreya Buddha
(Mi-le)
Tang dynasty
(618-907)
8th century
Buddha
China
Tang dynasty
(618-904)
early to mid 8th
century
Buddha
China
Tang dynasty
(618-904)
early to mid 8th
century
Buddha
China
Tang dynasty (618-904)
early to mid 8th century
Japan
Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem Slips
Sesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
Japan
Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem Slips
Sesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
Shiva and Uma
seated with their
son Skanda
India, Tamil Nadu
Vijaynagar Period,
1400
Twenty-Armed
Dancing God
Ganesha, Remover
of Obstacles
Madhya Pardesh,
India
11th century
Sculptures from
Bihar, India
Sculptures from
Bihar, India
Shiva as Lord
of Music, with a
Vina, seated on
his Bull, Nandi
India
10th
century
Vishnu
(Varaha -Boar
incarnation of
God)
12th century
India Rajasthan
Vishnu
(Varaha -Boar
incarnation of
God)
12th century
India Rajasthan
Vishnu
(Varaha -Boar
incarnation of
God)
12th century
India Rajasthan
Vishnu
(Varaha -Boar
incarnation of
God)
12th century
India Rajasthan
New Galleries of
Asian Art
Buddha seated in
Meditation
India,
Tamil Nadu,
Nagapattinam
Chola period,
c 12th century
Buddha seated in
Meditation
India,
Tamil Nadu,
Nagapattinam
Chola period,
c 12th century
Karttikeya,
God of War,
Seated on a
Peacock,
Ganga Period,
c. 12th
century.
India
Andhra
Pradesh,
Madanapalle
Karttikeya,
God of War,
Seated on a
Peacock,
Ganga Period,
c. 12th century
India
Uttar P...
Buddha seated in Meditation India, Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam c 12th century
God Hanuman,
the Monkey God
India,
Madhya Prade...
Marriage of Shiva
and Paravati
India,
Uttar Pardesh
10-11 century
Dancing God Shiva (Natesha)
India Rajasthan 10/11th
century Marriage of Shiva and Paravati
Marriage of Shiva
and Paravati
India,
Uttar Pardesh
10-11 century
Marriage of Shiva
and Paravati
India,
Uttar Pardesh
10-11 century
Detail
Marriage of Shiva
and Paravati
India,
Uttar Pardesh
10-11 century
Detail
Cow Suckling A
Calf
India,
Madhya Pradesh
or Uttar Pradesh
9th century
Eight Armed
Dancing God
Ganesha,
Remover of
Obstacles
Utter Pardesh,
India
10th century
God
Ganesha,
Remover of
Obstacles
...
Lion
India
Uttar Pradesh
2nd century
Lion
India
Uttar Pradesh
2nd century
Shiva, as Lord of
the Dance-
Nataraja
India,
Tamil Nadu,
Thanjavur.
Chola period,
1000c
The surrounding
flames represent
the manifest
Universe
Nataraja, The Lord (or
King) of Dance, is a
depiction of the god Shiva
as the cosmic dancer
who performs his divine
dance ...
The sculpture is
usually made in
bronze, with
Shiva dancing in
an aureole of
flames, lifting his
left leg (or in rare
case...
Nataraja, The
Lord (or King) of
Dance, is a well
known sculptural
symbol in India
and popularly
used as a symbol
of Indian...
The snake
swirling around
his waist is
kundalini, the
Shakti or divine
force thought to
reside within
everything.
This als...
Text and pictures: Internet
Copyright: All the images belong to their authors
Presentation: Sanda Foi oreanuş
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  • Tosa MitsuokiJapanese, 1617-1691Autumn Maples with Poem Slips, c. 1675
  • Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem SlipsSesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
  • Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem SlipsSesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
  • Before being placed in Alsdorf Galleries, Indian and Asian art, in Gallery 135
  • views of the Millennium Park and Chicago Skyline...
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    1. 1. http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/sandamichaela-2166553-chicago11/
    2. 2. The Art Institute's distinguished Asian collection comprises works spanning nearly five millennia from China, Korea, Japan, India, southwest Asia, and the Near and Middle East. It includes 35,000 objects of great archaeological and artistic significance.
    3. 3. Iran Blue and White Dish, 17th century Iran Fars, Shiraz From a manuscript of the Shahnama Zal Climbing to Rudaba, page from a copy of the Shahnama of Firdausi, 1580/1590
    4. 4. Iran Star Tile, 13th century Iran Architectural Fragment, 13th-14th century
    5. 5. Iran or Central Asia Twelve-Point Star, late 15th century Iran probably Kashan Tile with Double-Arched Prayer Niche (Mihrab), 13th century
    6. 6. Iran Oil Lamp (Cheragh), early 13th century Iran probably Kashan Bowl with Birds, late 13th-early 14th century
    7. 7. Left of the staircase Bodhisattva and Pair of Buddhist Monks
    8. 8. Bodhisattva China Tang dynasty (618-907) 8th century Bodhisattva China Tang dynasty (618-907) 8th century
    9. 9. Pair of Buddhist Monks China Sui dynasty (581-618)
    10. 10. Right of the staircase Bodhisattva and Maitreya Buddha
    11. 11. Maitreya Buddha (Mi-le) Tang dynasty (618-907) 8th century Buddha China Tang dynasty (618-904) early to mid 8th century
    12. 12. Buddha China Tang dynasty (618-904) early to mid 8th century
    13. 13. Buddha China Tang dynasty (618-904) early to mid 8th century
    14. 14. Japan Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem Slips Sesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
    15. 15. Japan Flowering Cherry and Autumn Maple with Poem Slips Sesson Shukei (c. 1490-after 1577)
    16. 16. Shiva and Uma seated with their son Skanda India, Tamil Nadu Vijaynagar Period, 1400
    17. 17. Twenty-Armed Dancing God Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles Madhya Pardesh, India 11th century
    18. 18. Sculptures from Bihar, India
    19. 19. Sculptures from Bihar, India
    20. 20. Shiva as Lord of Music, with a Vina, seated on his Bull, Nandi India 10th century
    21. 21. Vishnu (Varaha -Boar incarnation of God) 12th century India Rajasthan
    22. 22. Vishnu (Varaha -Boar incarnation of God) 12th century India Rajasthan
    23. 23. Vishnu (Varaha -Boar incarnation of God) 12th century India Rajasthan
    24. 24. Vishnu (Varaha -Boar incarnation of God) 12th century India Rajasthan
    25. 25. New Galleries of Asian Art
    26. 26. Buddha seated in Meditation India, Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam Chola period, c 12th century
    27. 27. Buddha seated in Meditation India, Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam Chola period, c 12th century
    28. 28. Karttikeya, God of War, Seated on a Peacock, Ganga Period, c. 12th century.
    29. 29. India Andhra Pradesh, Madanapalle Karttikeya, God of War, Seated on a Peacock, Ganga Period, c. 12th century India Uttar Pradesh, Mathura Karttikeya, God of War, Holding a Spear, 2nd century
    30. 30. Buddha seated in Meditation India, Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam c 12th century God Hanuman, the Monkey God India, Madhya Pradesh 9th century
    31. 31. Marriage of Shiva and Paravati India, Uttar Pardesh 10-11 century
    32. 32. Dancing God Shiva (Natesha) India Rajasthan 10/11th century Marriage of Shiva and Paravati
    33. 33. Marriage of Shiva and Paravati India, Uttar Pardesh 10-11 century
    34. 34. Marriage of Shiva and Paravati India, Uttar Pardesh 10-11 century Detail
    35. 35. Marriage of Shiva and Paravati India, Uttar Pardesh 10-11 century Detail
    36. 36. Cow Suckling A Calf India, Madhya Pradesh or Uttar Pradesh 9th century
    37. 37. Eight Armed Dancing God Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles Utter Pardesh, India 10th century God Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles Indonesia, Central Java 9th-10th century
    38. 38. Lion India Uttar Pradesh 2nd century
    39. 39. Lion India Uttar Pradesh 2nd century
    40. 40. Shiva, as Lord of the Dance- Nataraja India, Tamil Nadu, Thanjavur. Chola period, 1000c
    41. 41. The surrounding flames represent the manifest Universe
    42. 42. Nataraja, The Lord (or King) of Dance, is a depiction of the god Shiva as the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance to destroy a weary universe and make preparations for the god Brahma to start the process of creation.
    43. 43. The sculpture is usually made in bronze, with Shiva dancing in an aureole of flames, lifting his left leg (or in rare cases, the right leg) and balancing over a demon or dwarf (Apasmara) who symbolizes ignorance.
    44. 44. Nataraja, The Lord (or King) of Dance, is a well known sculptural symbol in India and popularly used as a symbol of Indian culture
    45. 45. The snake swirling around his waist is kundalini, the Shakti or divine force thought to reside within everything. This also parallels the cords of life worn by the Brahmins to represent the second rebirth.
    46. 46. Text and pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foi oreanuş www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda Sound: Shivkumar Sharma & Zakir Hussain - DadraSound: Shivkumar Sharma & Zakir Hussain - Dadra

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