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The Jeweled Isle: Art From Sri Lanka

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

9 Dec 2018 - 23 Jun 2019

This exhibition of some 250 works spanning nearly 2,000 years includes jewellery, Buddhist shrines, masks of Hindu deities, and 19th-century photographs of the island’s monuments and landscapes. Find out more from LACMA’s website.

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Comb, 18th-19th century. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Comb (18th–19th century), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Madonna of the Immaculate Conception (1680–1700), Goa, India. The Walters Art Museum

Madonna of the Immaculate Conception (1680–1700), Goa, India. The Walters Art Museum

Buddha Shakyamuni Reclining, Sri Lanka, Kandy period, 18th century. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Buddha Shakyamuni Reclining (18th century), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Buddha Shakyamuni, Kandy period, 18th century. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Buddha Shakyamuni (18th century), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Kandian Chief (c. 1870), Scowen & Co. © Museum Associates/LACMA

Kandian Chief (c. 1870), Scowen & Co. © Museum Associates/LACMA