MET Museum New York To Celebrate 75 Years Of Indian Independence
Indian Government Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav IAAC THEMET

To commemorate 75 years of India's Independence, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York has partnered with the Indo-American Arts Council and the Consulate General of India in New York to present an year long series of lectures and exhibitions.
The first event is

Art & Independence.

The Bengal School and the Indian Style of Y.G. Srimati

Art & Independence

Speaker: John Guy, Curator of South Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Wednesday December 15, @ 4.30 PM

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John Guy

John Guy is the Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London (in 2003), and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (in 2016). He formerly served as Senior Curator of South Asian art at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London for 24 years. He has worked on a number of archaeological excavations, including maritime sites, and served as an advisor to UNESCO on historical sites in Southeast Asia. John has curated numerous international art exhibitions and published widely, including Woven Cargoes (1997), Indian Temple Sculpture (2007), Interwoven Globe: Textile Trade 1500-1800 (2013), Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia (2014) and Art & Independence: Y.G. Srimati and the Indian Style (2019). 

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