INSTALLATION OF THE VISION OF KINGS: ART AND EXPERIENCE IN INDIA EXHIBITION, NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, 1995. PHOTO: NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA – TAASA Review December 2011
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Organised in collaboration with the National Museum of India in New Delhi, Vision of Kings: Art and Experience in India (NGA 1995), also curated by Brand, was Australia’s first major exhibition of Indian art.
Vision of Kings dealt with the sacred and royal imagery of India’s rich visual cultures.
The exhibition’s public program reflected the art’s diversity with a Makar Sankranti Hindu religious observance within the show, Indian cooking classes, a film festival, children’s workshops, concerts and a plethora of interpretive talks...