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Krishna: Mythology and Worship
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Online presentation of a 2008 exhibition of "23 paintings—mostly manuscript pages produced in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills—illustrating popular events from Krishna's life, and textiles that were used to enhance devotional shrines, and sculptures." With images of 7 artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/special/se_event.asp?OccurrenceId={87D3D41B-2105-467F-...
Living Line: Selected Indian Drawings from the Subhash Kapoor Gift
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Online presentation of a 2009 exhibition featuring "drawings, principally dating from the eighteenth-century, ... produced in the royal ateliers of the courts of Rajasthan and the Pahari hills of the Punjab. This exhibition provides unfettered insight into the creative process that underlies Indian miniature painting and signals the importance of the art of drawing in the later court arts of Hindu India." With images of 7 drawings from the exhibition.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/special/se_event.asp?OccurrenceId={33B746E9-9D86-4D81-...
Warrior Kings and Divine Jesters: Indonesian Rod Puppets
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
"This packet is designed to give an introduction to the world of Indonesian three-dimensional rod puppet theater (wayang golek) and to the stories told in performances using these puppets, including Islamic and Javanese historical tales as well as Indonesian versions of the Ramayana, the epic story of the hero Rama." Please note that the .pdf version of this educator resource packet can be downloaded for free. The PayPal link next to the resource is for buying the packet in booklet form with an image CD and slides.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.asianart.org/educatorresources.htm
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