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Belgium’s Museum of Sacred Art Shows New Galleries

The Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) at the ISKCON community of Radhadesh in Belgium has launched three new galleries, and has more exciting plans in the pipeline. Funded and opened in 2009 by Mahaprabhu Das, who grew up in a family of artists, MOSA introduces Radhadesh visitors to Krishna consciousness through art. The museum features several permanent pieces including three large framed wooden depictions of Lord Krishna’s universal form, Lord Ramachandra, and the Dasavatar (Krishna’s ten incarnations). But its main offering is an annually rotating roster of exhibits that include sculptures,...

Selected artworks for sale till end of August 2014 for special prices!

We have selected artworks from various artists for sale till end of august for special prices!

Bhajans in MOSA 2 – July – August 2014

   

Hariprasad Chaurasia’s performance in Radhadesh (May 17th 2014)

Herewith some nice video footage on of Hariprasad Chaurasia performance on the 17th of May 2014:

VIDEO: Inaugurating the 2014 Art Exhibits at MOSA (May 18)

The prospect of inaugurating the 2014 art exhibits at MOSA was outstanding having accomplished artists as Shobha Broota, Raghupati Bhat, and Poosapati Parameshwar Raju.  MOSA’s overal goal is to bridge the cultural divide between India and Europe and between material and spiritual life. Art is a perfect medium to do so, and we hope that many Europeans will discover the excellent Indian artists who try to convey a spiritual message. We are convinced that MOSA’s visitors will come to appreciate and enjoy the currently exhibited work of all three artists.

Open Days Radhadesh: bansuri flute concert by the legendary master Hariprasad Chaurasia (May 17-18 2014)

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...

VIDEO: Where We Are – Radhadesh

The Radhadesh community is situated around the Chateau de Petite Somme, a picturesque castle in the Ourthe valley, in the heart of the Belgian Ardennes, which is a popular area for nature-lovers and adventure sport enthusiasts. The original property dates from at least the 11th century and the current neo-Gothic castle was built in the 19th century. Radhadesh was purchased by ISKCON in 1982, and was largely derelict.  

Martin Gurvich announced the Launch of Forms of Devotion (Feb 27 2014)

An enigma is created when faith, cultures and ideologies come together to create a spectacle of a time. This is what happened when Mr Martin Gurvich, Director of Museum of Sacred Art – Belgium alongside curator Sushma Bahl and esteemed festival director Sanjoy K Roy gladly announced the launch of Forms of Devotion in the capital. Forms of Devotion is a spiritual project initiated by esteemed Martin Gurvich, Director of Museum of Sacred Art. The project brings forward a spiritual festival of performing arts, workshops and lectures. The project is around a very special collection and exhibition...

NEWSPAPER: Delhi Age – Party Whirl – Spiritual Shades (Feb 25 2014)

Martin Gurvich along with Sushma Bahl and Sanjoy K Roy recently announced the launch of “Forms of Devotion” — a spiritual festival of performing arts, lectures and workshops in the capital. The evening was graced by Shobha Broota, Kanchan Chandar, Seema Kohli and Aparna Caur among others.

NEWSPAPER: The Hindu – Faith in Focus (Feb 14 2014)

At a time when everybody is taking note of the contemporary Indian art world and its engagement with urban issues, here is an exercise taking an alternative route. Touching the spiritual dimension of India, Martin Gurvich, Director, The Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) in Belgium, together with Sushma K. Bahl, has created “Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art (2015 – 2020)”, a project that focuses on devotional and spiritual art of the nation. A grand exhibition, a book and a film will take a definite shape by next year and will then be launched in India at the Indira Gandhi National...

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