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- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- GenreLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Academic
- Content Note8 bw illus and 32 colour illus
- Weight345 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Edited byBruce M. Sullivan
- Table Of ContentsList of Illustrations Printed in this Volume List of Illustrations Available to View Online at Bloomsbury.com Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction to Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces: Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums Bruce M. Sullivan Part 1: Exhibiting Hindu and Sikh Religious Objects in Museums 1. What Do Indian Images Really Want? A Biographical Approach Richard H. Davis (Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, Bard College, USA) 2. Under the Gaze of Kali: Exhibitionism in the Kalighat Painting Exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art Deepak Sarma (Professor of Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University, USA) 3. Reconsecrating the Icons: The New Phenomenon of Yoga in Museums Bruce M. Sullivan (Professor, Comparative Study of Religions & Asian Studies, Northern Arizona University, USA) 4. Sikh Museuming Anne Murphy (Associate Professor in Punjabi Language, Literature and Sikh Studies, Dept. of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada) Part 2: Exhibiting Buddhist Religious Objects in Museums 5. Planning the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Gallery of Buddhist Sculpture 2009-2014 John Clarke (Curator of South and South East Asian Art at the Victoria & Albert Museum, UK) 6. Entering the Virtual Mandala: Transformative Environments in Hybrid Spaces Jeff Durham (Assistant Curator of Himalayan Art, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA) 7. Discovery and Display: Case Studies from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Denise Patry Leidy (Curator of Asian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA) 8. Mapping Cultures, Digital Exhibitions, Learning Networks: The Creative Collaborations at Austin College and the Crow Collection of Asian Art Ivette Vargas-O'Bryan (Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Austin College, USA) Part 3: Religions, Museums, Memory 9. Curating Asian Religious Objects in the Exhibition Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions Janet Baker (Curator of Asian Art, Phoenix Art Museum, USA) 10. World Religions Museums: Dialogue, Domestication, and the Sacred Gaze Charles D. Orzech (Reader in Religion, Conflict & Transition, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, UK) 11. Detritus to Treasure: Memory, Metonymy, and the Museum Michael Willis (Curator of the Early South Asian and Himalayan Collections, The British Museum, UK) Notes Bibliography Index
- Author BiographyBruce M. Sullivan is Professor of Comparative Study of Religions and Asian Studies at Northern Arizona University, USA.
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