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Bhutanese artist Asha Kama Wangdi discusses his monumental installation, The Windhorse (lungta), as part of the Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now exhibition. Discover the significance of the artwork and Asha Kama Wangdi’s dedication to making the arts more accessible in Bhutan. 

Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now is a contemporary group exhibition of 32 artists from the Himalayas, Asia, and diaspora whose artworks are presented alongside objects from the Rubin Museum’s collection. Reimagine is on view in New York City March 15–October 6, 2024, and then travels to Chicago and beyond.

 

Reimagine: Himalayan Art Now issupported by Bob and Lois Baylis, Daphne Hoch Cunningham and John Cunningham, Noah P. Dorsky, Mimi Gardner Gates, Fred Eychaner, Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, Dan Gimbel of NEPC, LLC, Agnes Gund, New York Life, Matt and Ann Nimetz, Namita and Arun Saraf, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Eileen Caulfield Schwab, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, and UOVO.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

The Rubin Museum’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Image credit:
Asha Kama Wangdi, VAST Bhutan; The Windhorse (lungta); 2024; cloth and metal; courtesy of VAST Bhutan
Photography courtesy of VAST Bhutan Archive
Photo by Soren Solkaer

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