Images from the Smithsonian Institution’s Exhibition,
“Body Image–Arts of the Indian Subcontinent”
The human body is central to artistic expression on the Indian subcontinent. Through the body, artists express fundamental beliefs about the nature of being, social ideals, gender roles and hierarchies of power, both earthly and divine. Join us as Debra Diamond, Curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler
By grouping masterpieces from the Freer’s permanent collection, the exhibition explores concepts and aesthetics of the body—from the perfect bodies of Hindu gods to the Indian courtly body as
Debra Diamond is Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored by the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU, Department of Religious Studies, Program in the Study of Spirituality and Ruth K. & Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305.348.7226.