Shiva Nataraja - the cosmic dancer
An exhibition presented by Museum Rietberg featuring some hundred works of art from around the world.
Museum Rietburg presents Shiva Nataraja - the cosmic dancer, an exhibition that features some hundred works of art, selected from among the prized possessions of leading museums in Europe, North America and India as well as from the Museum's Rietberg's own collection.
Exhibition dates: 16 November 2008 to 1 March 2009
At the centre of the show are Southern Indian bronzes and stone sculptures from the Chola dynasty ( 9 - 13 century), as well as precious paintings and wooden sculptures created in later periods.
Malavika Sarukkai, internationally acclaimed for her Bharat Natyam dance style that is traditional as well as innovative, will perform at the onset of the exhibition.