Heels over Head Mr. Freer, Swami Vivekananda, and the Art of Yoga
Sunday, June 02, 2013
2:00 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
Associate Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Sunday, June 2; 2 p.m.
In a sneak preview of Yoga: The Art of Transformation, opening at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries this fall, Debra Diamond links the DIA’s tenth-century sculpture of a yogini, Thomas Edison’s film “Hindoo Fakir,” and Swami Vivekananda’s visits to Detroit and Charles Freer’s home in 1894.
Sponsored by The Freer House, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute/WSU, and Asian and Islamic Art Forum