This exhibition attempts to explore all aspects of India's cosmic energy. This fundamental energy - “Tejas” in Sanskrit - is to be found everywhere: in Indian mythology, philosophy, music, literature, and visual arts.
Chamunda Tamil Nadu, Zuid India ca. 1200
Etnografisch Museum, Antwerpen
Photo courtesy of Palais des Beaux-Arts
The show reconstitutes this great narrative, in particular through the development of sculpture in bronze and stone, from the 2nd century BC to the 15th century AD, from representations of the meditative Jina Buddha to images of Shiva dancing.
Palais des Beaux-Arts Web Site