• Three Aspects of the Absolute, folio 1 from the Nath Charit, 1823 (Samvat 1880). Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur. Opaque watercolor, gold, and tin alloy on paper; 47 x 123 cm. Mehrangarh Museum Trust RJS2399.
  • Yogini, c. 1000–1050. India, Uttar Pradesh, Kannauj. Sandstone; 86.4 x 43.8 x 24.8 cm. San Antonio Museum of Art, purchased with the John and Karen McFarlin Fund and Asian Art Challenge Fund 90.92.
  • Yogini, c. 900–975. India, Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram or Kaveripakkam. Metagabbro; 116 x 76 x 43.2 cm. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Arthur M. Sackler S1987.905.
  • Yogini with Mynah, c. 1603–4. India, Karnataka, Bijapur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 39.2 x 27.6 cm (folio with borders), 19.3 x 11.6 cm (painting without borders). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin 11a.31.
  • “Mystery girl: why can’t she be killed?” Look, September 28, 1937. Des Moines, Iowa, United States. Magazine; 34.1 × 26.6 cm. Private Collection.
  • Shiva Bhairava, 1200s. India, Karnataka, Mysore. Chloritic schist; 116.6 x 49.23 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 1964.369.
  • Vishnu Vishvarupa, c. 1800–1820. India, Rajasthan, Jaipur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 38.5 x 28 cm. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Given by Mrs. Gerald Clark IS.33-2006.
  • Tile with Impressed Figures of Emaciated Ascetics and Couples behind Balconies, AD 400s. India, Jammu and Kashmir, Harwan. Terracotta; 40.6 × 33.6 × 4.1 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 1987, 1987.424.26.
  • Garbhasana (Persian, gharbasana), folio from the Bahr al-Hayat (Ocean of Life), 1600–1604. India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad. Opaque watercolor on paper; 22.7 x 13.9 cm (folio), 10.6 x 7.8 cm (painting). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin In
  • The Chakras of the Subtle Body, folio 4 from the Siddha Siddhanta Paddhati, 1824 (Samvat 1881). Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 122 x 46 cm. Mehrangarh Museum Trust RJS 2376.
  • Satcakranirupanacitram, 1903. Swami Hamsvarupa. Trikutvilas Press, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India. Book; 26.2 × 34.5 cm. Wellcome Library, London, Asian Collections, P. B. Sanskrit 391.
  • The Prince in Danger from the Mrigavati, 1603–4. Attributed to Haribans. India, Mughal dynasty. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 28.3 x 17.5 cm (folio), 15.2 x 9.5 cm (painting). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin In 37.28a.
  • Group of Yogis, c. 1880s. Colin Murray for Bourne & Shepherd. Albumen print; 22.2 x 29.2 cm. Collection of Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck 2011.02.02.0004.
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Yoga: The Art of Transformation

Sun, 06/22/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Yoga: The Art of Transformation is organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution with support from the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, and the Ebrahimi Family Foundation.

    

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Media sponsor: 

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Three Aspects of the Absolute, folio 1 from the Nath Charit, 1823 (Samvat 1880). Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur. Opaque watercolor, gold, and tin alloy on paper; 47 x 123 cm. Mehrangarh Museum Trust RJS2399.
Yogini, c. 1000–1050. India, Uttar Pradesh, Kannauj. Sandstone; 86.4 x 43.8 x 24.8 cm. San Antonio Museum of Art, purchased with the John and Karen McFarlin Fund and Asian Art Challenge Fund 90.92.
Yogini, c. 900–975. India, Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram or Kaveripakkam. Metagabbro; 116 x 76 x 43.2 cm. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Gift of Arthur M. Sackler S1987.905.
Yogini with Mynah, c. 1603–4. India, Karnataka, Bijapur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 39.2 x 27.6 cm (folio with borders), 19.3 x 11.6 cm (painting without borders). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin 11a.31.
“Mystery girl: why can’t she be killed?” Look, September 28, 1937. Des Moines, Iowa, United States. Magazine; 34.1 × 26.6 cm. Private Collection.
Shiva Bhairava, 1200s. India, Karnataka, Mysore. Chloritic schist; 116.6 x 49.23 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 1964.369.
Vishnu Vishvarupa, c. 1800–1820. India, Rajasthan, Jaipur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 38.5 x 28 cm. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Given by Mrs. Gerald Clark IS.33-2006.
Tile with Impressed Figures of Emaciated Ascetics and Couples behind Balconies, AD 400s. India, Jammu and Kashmir, Harwan. Terracotta; 40.6 × 33.6 × 4.1 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 1987, 1987.424.26.
Garbhasana (Persian, gharbasana), folio from the Bahr al-Hayat (Ocean of Life), 1600–1604. India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad. Opaque watercolor on paper; 22.7 x 13.9 cm (folio), 10.6 x 7.8 cm (painting). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin In
The Chakras of the Subtle Body, folio 4 from the Siddha Siddhanta Paddhati, 1824 (Samvat 1881). Bulaki. India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 122 x 46 cm. Mehrangarh Museum Trust RJS 2376.
Satcakranirupanacitram, 1903. Swami Hamsvarupa. Trikutvilas Press, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India. Book; 26.2 × 34.5 cm. Wellcome Library, London, Asian Collections, P. B. Sanskrit 391.
The Prince in Danger from the Mrigavati, 1603–4. Attributed to Haribans. India, Mughal dynasty. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; 28.3 x 17.5 cm (folio), 15.2 x 9.5 cm (painting). The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin In 37.28a.
Group of Yogis, c. 1880s. Colin Murray for Bourne & Shepherd. Albumen print; 22.2 x 29.2 cm. Collection of Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck 2011.02.02.0004.