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Yoga: The Art of Transformation

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"Yoga: The Art of Transformation" is the world's first major art exhibition about yoga. The exhibition explores yoga's fascinating history and its transformation into a global phenomenon. Highlights include stunning masterpieces of Indian sculpture and painting, pages from the first illustrated book of yoga postures, and a Thomas Edison film, Hindoo Fakir (1902), the first American movie ever produced about India. On view at the Asian Art Museum from Feb 21--May 25, 2014. Visit www.asianart.org/yoga for details.
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"Yoga: The Art of Transformation" is the world's first major art exhibition about yoga. The exhibition explores yoga's fascinating history and its transformation into a global phenomenon. Highlights include stunning masterpieces of Indian sculpture and painting, pages from the first illustrated book of yoga postures, and a Thomas Edison film, Hindoo Fakir (1902), the first American movie ever produced about India. On view at the Asian Art Museum from Feb 21--May 25, 2014. Visit www.asianart.org/yoga for details. Show less

Yoga: The Art of Transformation Play

Millions of people around the world practice yoga to find spiritual insight and improved health. While many are aware of yoga's origins in India, few may know about its philosophical underpinnings or its fascinating history over thousands of years. The exhibition, "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" (at the Asian Art Museum form Feb. 21-May 25, 2014) goes beyond postures and delves into how yoga has evolved into a global phenomenon through an exploration of its visual history. In this playlist you will find videos and programs/talks that took place at the Asian Art Museum on topics related to this exhibition.

Baat Cheet: A feast of talks about yoga's influence Play

Utilizing the special exhibition "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" as a point of departure, these short, dynamic talks, or Baat Cheet, focus on California's unique role in the adoption, evolution, and popularization of yoga today. This Asian Art Museum event was programmed in collaboration with the Center for South Asia Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and the India Community Center. Fore more information: http://www.asianart.org/yoga
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