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Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) showcasing images of Hindu deities

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

California, Feb 27 (UITV)- As one of the major presentations of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) 75th anniversary year in 2016, Puja and Piety showcases one of the areas of the Museum’s Asian Art holdings that has expanded the most in recent years.

It presents over 160 objects of diverse media created o0ver the past two millennia and is one of the major presentations of the SBMA’s 75th anniversary year in 2016. It includes 12th century volcanic stone sculpture of Shiva, 11th century sandstone sculpture if Balarama, 19th century paintings of Kali and Devi, the cart of Vishnu etc.

Commanding SBMA for exhibiting Hindu artifacts, distinguish Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that art had a long and rich tradition in Hinduism and ancient Sanskrit literature talked about religious paintings of deities on wood or cloth.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, whose Guiding Principles include “stimulate thought” comprises of 27,000 works of art spanning over 5,000 years of human creativity, including classical antiquities and Monet paintings; serves about 150,000 visitors annually.

Rajan Zed, who is Present of Universal Society of Hinduism, urged major art museums of the world to frequently organize Hindu art focus exhibitions, thus sharing the rich Hindu art heritage with the rest of the world.