Scope and Content Note


This record group documents curatorial activities from approximately 1995 to the present. The records comprising this group at present pertain solely to the exhibition "Masterpieces of Indian Painting from the Alvin O. Bellak Collections." The exhibition ran from March 2 to April 29, 2001.

Early records of the department are part of the Far Eastern Art Department Records. For departmental records generated primarily during the tenure of Stella Kramrisch, see "Indian Art Department Records." This record group also includes the files for the 1995 exhibition, "Himalayan Paintings for Buddhist Meditation: Visualization of Passion and Enlightenment," which was held after Kramrisch's death but prior to Mason's curatorial appointment. For related documentation, see also Stella Kramrisch Personal Papers.