Museumproj - Kacy Grady Museum Project The Shiva Nataraja King of Dancers When I visited the Denver Art Museum I found the Asian galleries to be

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Kacy Grady November 13, 2007 Museum Project The Shiva Nataraja: King of Dancers When I visited the Denver Art Museum, I found the Asian galleries to be very  interesting. In particular, I enjoyed the art from India. The piece that caught my  attention was the Shiva, King of Dancers (Shiva Nataraja) from the Chola dynasty,  1100s. I think that I was drawn to this piece because we studied it in class, and just  recently tested on it; therefore, everything I learned was fresh in my head and I was  able to recall certain aspects of information and apply it to what I was looking at. I remember studying this piece in class and thought it was intriguing to be able  to see it in person, out of the text. I recalled from reading that the Shiva was taken  care of as if it was an honored person. It was bathed, clothed, fed, and taken for  outings. This is fascinating to me because it is so different from the culture that I am  used to and the religion I practice. Also, I found it interesting that the Shiva is 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course ART 1300 taught by Professor Mikash,lin during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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