Exhibitions

Enduring Epics – Raghupati Bhat [April 2014 – April 2015]

The prospect of inaugurating the 2014 art exhibits at MOSA with such outstanding, accomplished artists as Shobha Broota, Raghupati Bhat, and Poosapati Parameshwar Raju fills me with profound joy. The inauguration will be attended by our guest of honor His Excellency M.S. Puri, ambassador of India to Belgium and the EU, and art curator Sushma K. Bahl, who has written the texts about all three artists. Moreover, this festive event will be graced by musical performances by celebrated flautist Panditji Hariprasad Chaurasia and renowned sitar player Subrata De. Our exhibition program for Indian and International...

Rasa Yatra – A pilgrimage into the heart of India – Param Tomanec [April 2013 – April 2014]

I am delighted to present Param Tomanec’s RASA YATRA: Pilgrimage into the Heart of India as MOSA’s first temporary exhibit. Param Tomanec is a young, talented photographer and filmmaker. Our show is highlighting some of his photography and his film with the same title. Through his work we can discover the vibrant spiritual culture that endures in India and some of the major challenges it faces as a result of a fast-paced modernization. The show includes several categories: Landscapes, Architecture, Portraits, Deities, and Festivals. It truly is a pilgrimage, and the viewers can experience...

The Art of Bikaner – Mahaveer Swami [April 2013 – April 2014]

It is a pleasure and honor for me to present a solo show of Mahaveer Swami as one of the first temporary exhibits at MOSA. Mahaveer Swami is a well-known traditional artist from Bikaner in Rajasthan. His unique style will surely captivate the viewers who visit the show at MOSA in Radhadesh. He will surely transport them to a time long by and an India full of mystery and spirituality. Curator Sushma K. Bahl gives us an interesting analysis of Mahaveer’s art which will allow the viewer to understand better the works of the artist. India has a lot to offer to the world and its rich and varied...

Living Traditions in Indian Art [Jan 2010 – Jan 2013]

India is a vast country: a subcontinent. India is also one of the ancient civilizations of the world. The antiquity of its civilization is matched by the vastness of its geographical extent. Both of these have contributed to the rich and multiple art forms of India. This diversity is aptly illustrated by the artworks chosen for display in the collection of the Museum of Sacred Art. We know that stories associated with Shri Krishna arise, among other sources, from the Mahabharata, the Harivamsa, the Bhagavata Purana, and the Vishnu Purana.The narratives in each of these, place Lord Krishna in various...