Thinking About Ancient Hindu Sculpture Today / by Karen Matheis

Part of a sculpture found in the room of ancient Asian art at the Nelson-Atkins museum. 

Part of a sculpture found in the room of ancient Asian art at the Nelson-Atkins museum. 

Cold weather is here, but I am cozy in my studio with my little space heater. My cat is in her chair keeping me company. 

Thinking about my recent visit to the Nelson.  Most of our time was spent in the Hindu Temple room. Stone, bronze and metal sculpture from Nepal, Tibet and what is now Pakistan and Afghanistan are present.