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Mingei International Museum - San Diego

Exhibition Detail
Menagerie: Artful Animals from the Permanent Collection
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

March 23rd, 2013 - September 8th, 2013
March 23rd, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
© Courtesy of the Artist and Mingei International Museum - San Diego
san diego
Tues- Sun 10-4 pm
clay, masks

A great menagerie from the collection of Mingei International drawn from cultures across the globe, an entire zoo to delight and astound: from India – monumental ritual horses of Lord Aiyanar from Tamil Nadu, a maharajah’s steed in painted wood, painted clay animals by Sonabai Rajawar; papier mache toys, a horse for a Daimyo’s son and Maneki Neko from Japan; from Mexico Manuel Jimenez painted wood figures and Candelario Medrano painted clay mythical animals and a horse clad entirely with beads by the Huichol Indians of Jalisco; carousel animals from Spain and the United States of America; armadillos of clay, wood and metal from Central and South America; a monumental stone ram from Han dynasty China; Zuni owls; African animal masks; Toikka glass birds from Finland and many other familiar and exotic species.

Collection Source: Mingei International Museum

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