IMAGES OF INDIA featured terra cottas made in India as well as examples made at Mingei International Museum by potters from India during the exhibition, FORMS OF MOTHER EARTH, part of the 1986 U.S. Festival of India.
The exhibition terra cottas included horses, elephants, bulls, and other animal forms and figures, as well as pottery forms used in daily life and ritual. Among the featured temple cloths were woodblock prints from Ahmedabad. Other ornamental arts included jewelry, dowry chests, household shrines and implements, toys, and paintings. The exhibition revealed the rich diversity and integral relationship of art and daily life in India.
One of a Kind
Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection
Part of the Getty Center-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition offers the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.