From Niharika Mookerjee’s article for The American Bazaar:

Despite commonly held secular beliefs in contemporary society, art has historically found its finest efflorescence in temples, monasteries, synagogues and mosques, which were the keepers of culture in the ancient days. Depending on the age and time period, religion has, alternately, worked as its willing servant and, at other times, its tyrant.

In fast-paced, psychedelic world of New York City, far removed from the solitude of temples or monasteries, the pantheon of Hindu gods and goddesses has found a modern day refuge in the art gallery, ClampArt, located on West 25th Street in Chelsea.

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