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), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA
Madonna of the Immaculate Conception (1680–1700), Goa, India. The Walters Art Museum
Buddha Shakyamuni Reclining (18th century), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA
Buddha Shakyamuni (18th century), Kandy period, Sri Lanka. © Museum Associates/LACMA
Kandian Chief (c. 1870), Scowen & Co. © Museum Associates/LACMA