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Pacific Asia Museum

Exhibition Detail
Discovering Ganesha: Remover of Obstacles
Curated by: Yeonsoo Chee
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena , CA 91101


March 18th, 2009 - September 20th, 2009
 
Ganesha, Shana DresslerShana Dressler, Ganesha,
2004, Photographic print
© Shana Dressler, Pacific Asia Museum
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Ganesha, the so-called "Elephant God," is one of the most adored and widely worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. In a series of stunning photographs, New York-based artist Shana Dressler investigates contemporary Ganesha festivals in Mumbai. Juxtaposed with classical representations of Ganesha from Pacific Asia Museum's collection, Dressler's vibrant photos connect the past and the present of India while illustrating the historical legacy and spiritual signifi cance of Ganesha in Hindu society.


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