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Shiva Ardhanarishvara (Shiva As the Lord Who Is Half Woman)
Shiva Ardhanarishvara (Shiva As the Lord Who Is Half Woman), Early 11th century
9 5/8 × 16 1/2 × 8 3/4 inches (24.4 × 41.9 × 22.2 cm)
Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1994
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India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-1997
July 6, 1997 - August 31, 1997
India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-1997is a major travelling exhibition devoted to photographs of India. Organized by Michael E. Hoffman, Adjunct Curator of the Alfred Stieglitz Center of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, India will feature 250 images by 21 photographers, including Sunil Janah, Raghu Rai, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Sebastiao Salgado. The exhibition and its tour through North America, Europe and India are made possible by Ford Motor Company. Additional support was provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Air India is the official airline. The accompanying catalogue, published by Aperture, is supported by Eastman Kodak Company.


Michael E. Hoffman


Philadelphia Museum of Art
Royal Festival Hall, London
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Chicago Cultural Center

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