Exhibitions

[MOSA Italy] Indian Art Series – Giampaolo Tomassetti Text by Krishna Dharma [Sept 2015]

MOSA purchased the Mahabharata collection by Jananjana Dasa before it miraculously found its way to the ground floor of the main building of Villa Vrindavan, where it is now permanently housed. The works seem to have been made for the walls of the renovated villa, without anyone having been conscious of how this match would take place. Maybe providence played a role. The whole collection perfectly fits in the spacious ground-floor rooms. when I walk through the rooms filled with Mahabharata scenes, I am mesmerized by the size of the paintings and the intensity of the anecdotes and stories...

[MOSA Belgium] Enduring Epics – Raghupati Bhat – [April 2014 – April 2015]

The prospect of inaugurating the 2014 art exhibits at MOSA with such outstanding, accomplished artists as Shobha Broota, Raghupati Bhat, and Poosapati Parameshwar Raju fills me with profound joy. The inauguration will be attended by our guest of honor His Excellency M.S. Puri, ambassador of India to Belgium and the EU, and art curator Sushma K. Bahl, who has written the texts about all three artists. Moreover, this festive event will be graced by musical performances by celebrated flautist Panditji Hariprasad Chaurasia and renowned sitar player Subrata De. Our exhibition program for Indian and International...

[MOSA Belgium] Rasa Yatra – A pilgrimage into the heart of India – Param Tomanec [April 2013 – April 2014]

I am delighted to present Param Tomanec’s RASA YATRA: Pilgrimage into the Heart of India as MOSA’s first temporary exhibit. Param Tomanec is a young, talented photographer and filmmaker. Our show is highlighting some of his photography and his film with the same title. Through his work we can discover the vibrant spiritual culture that endures in India and some of the major challenges it faces as a result of a fast-paced modernization. The show includes several categories: Landscapes, Architecture, Portraits, Deities, and Festivals. It truly is a pilgrimage, and the viewers can experience...

[MOSA Belgium] The Art of Bikaner – Mahaveer Swami [April 2013 – April 2014]

It is a pleasure and honor for me to present a solo show of Mahaveer Swami as one of the first temporary exhibits at MOSA. Mahaveer Swami is a well-known traditional artist from Bikaner in Rajasthan. His unique style will surely captivate the viewers who visit the show at MOSA in Radhadesh. He will surely transport them to a time long by and an India full of mystery and spirituality. Curator Sushma K. Bahl gives us an interesting analysis of Mahaveer’s art which will allow the viewer to understand better the works of the artist. India has a lot to offer to the world and its rich and varied...