was pleased to see that the Museum’s collection includes a few representations of American Indians. This is the first of three images you’re going to see. All three are recent photographs. This one… Continue reading
This monkey is having a grand time eating pellets of dried rice next to a large vajra.Although I find monkeys cute (my Western upbringing), they are widely considered a pest on the Indian… Continue reading
behind bars. A sign of the times….
“Sentinel over Antelope Flats” is by Will Sawczuki. A picture of quiet, this bird is holding guard over the expanse of a valley not far from the Grand Tetons.
The National Wildlife Art Museum tries to show us real living things, too, but, honestly, I had to strain to find this saddle. I’m not an expert in them. It may be beautiful,… Continue reading
Quite pretty! Undoubtedly done by Nepalese workers because for the past 7 or 8 centuries Nepal was the hotbed of craftsmanship for anything Buddhist, and they would travel a long way to work,… Continue reading
Incense burns alongside marigolds and terra cotta or brass cups. A mishmash of traditions which seem to work well here in Nepal.
Couldn’t resist including this one, too. We all know that it is so hard, these days, to see these animals in the wild. And Rungius, in these grand, large (very large) paintings, makes… Continue reading
are praying alonside the stupa. They came together from their monastery.