The Gods of Angkor, an exhibition showcasing some of the finest bronze sculpture from Cambodia has now moved to the Getty for the second stop of its American tour.
c13th century Bronze Ganesha, J. Paul Getty Trust
A small Cambodian bronze exhibit at Getty is rich with meaning
LA Times, 20 February 2011
Here’s a couple of videos related to the current Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia currently exhibiting at the Freer and Sacker Gallery Galleries of the Smithsonian. The first is a news piece on the exhibition by the VOA Khmer Service and is in Khmer.
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The Wall Street Journal reviews the Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia exhibition now on display at the Arthur Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian.
Cambodia’s Bronze Mettle
Wall Street Journal, 15 July 2010
Fine examples of Khmer bronzes will go on display at the Smithsonian later this week until early next year.
Ganesha. Cambodia, Angkor period, 13th century. Bronze. National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Ga5987
Saving culture for the future
Phnom Penh Post, 04 May 2010